ALOR SETAR – A man believed to be mentally unsound claimed trial in the Sessions Court here today to voluntarily causing hurt to a policeman last week.
Zawawi Jasni, 28, allegedly slashed Mohd Abdul Halil Osman with a knife at a house at Kampung Kerkau, Pendang around 4.30 pm on Nov 27.
Judge Ibrahim Osman ordered the accused to be sent to Hospital Bahagia Ulu Kinta, Tanjung Rambutan in Perak for psychiatric assessment, and set Jan 7 for re mention.
Deputy public prosecutor Azlena Hashim appeared for the prosecution while the accused was unrepresented. – BERNAMA