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Borneo Bulletin, Bandar Seri Begawan, 27 April 2001

Husband jailed for hitting wife

By Liza Mohamad

A husband was sentenced to three months imprisonment by Chief Magistrate Hairolarni bin Abd Majid and will receive two strokes of the rattan for hitting his wife's head with a knife. Azmain bin Abd Karim, aged 35, was charged with causing grievous hurt to his 29-year-old wife, Dk Normah binte Pg Hj Othman at a house in Kg Perpindahan Lambak Kanan on January 21, 1998. The incident occurred when an argument broke out between them in the defendant's in-laws house. Azmain grabbed his wife's hair and used a knife to hit her head.

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