The Borneo Post (Sabah)

Mother, daughter fined RM1,000 each for injuring teenager girl


KUALA LUMPUR: A mother and daughter were each fined RM1,000 by the Selayang Magistrate’s Court here on Friday for injuring a 16-year-old girl, last month.

Magistrate Nik Mohd Fadli Nik Azlan meted out the sentence on S. G. Saroja, 53, and her daughter C. Sathiyawat­hy, 31, after they pleaded guilty to committing the offence.

The court also ordered Saroja who is also the victim’s aunt and Sathiyawat­hy to serve two months in jail if they failed to pay the fine.

The duo, together with another person still at large, were charged with voluntaril­y causing hurt on the girl at an area near Bulatan Beringin Selayang, here, at 11pm on March 1.

The charge under Section 323 of the Penal Code carries a maximum jail term of one year or a fine of up to RM2,000 or both, upon conviction. - Bernama

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