Security guard slapped with 7 months’ jail for domestic violence

The court complex in Kuching.

By Dorcas Ting

KUCHING, Oct 12: The Magistrate’s Court here sentenced a security guard to an imprisonment of seven months for domestic violence.

Mohamad Sabri Kadir, 36, pleaded guilty to the charge before Magistrate Mohd Syukri Mokhtar.

Mohd Syukri accepted his plea of guilty and convicted him as charged and ordered the jail sentence to commence from today.

Mohamad Sabri was charged under Section 323 of the Penal Code and read together with Section 326A of the same Code for having intentionally caused hurt on his wife during a valid marriage, at their house in Kampung Sejingkat, at about 2.30 pm on October 5, 2020.

According to the facts of the case, the accused kicked his wife’s head and left back side of her body and slapped her on her left cheek. The doctor’s report also confirmed that the victim suffered pain over her left cheek, abdomen and left gluteal region.

Prosecuting officer Mohd Adzmei Ahmad prosecuted while the accused is unrepresented by counsel. —DayakDaily