MALACCA: A woman pleaded not guilty in the sessions court here today to voluntarily causing grievous hurt on her four-year-old grandson.
The 52-year-old grandmother made the plea before judge Elesabet Paya Wan.
She was charged with causing hurt on the boy’s leg with a feather duster at a house in Taman Cheng Mutiara, Cheng here at 10pm in November last year.
The charge, under Section 324 of the Penal Code, provides an imprisonment for up to 10 years, or with fine or whipping, or any two of the punishments, if found guilty.
She was allowed bail of RM8,000 in one surety and also ordered to not go near the victim, as well as to report herself at the nearest police station every month.
Deputy public prosecutor Hayatul Wirdah Mohd Yunos prosecuted, while lawyer K. Ramalingam, represented the accused.
The court set Sept 15 for mention. - Bernama