TAIPING – A factory canteen worker was charged in the Sessions Court here today with abusing his two-year-old daughter.
Mohamad Amirul Asnil Mat Pandir, 21, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge before judge Che Noralashiken Abd Razak.
The father of two was charged with abusing Nur Kayra, causing the girl to suffer brain haemorrhage, in Kampung Paya Baru, Kamunting here at about 3 pm last Feb 2.
The charge, under Section 31 (1) (a) of the Child Act 2001, provides a fine of up to RM50,000, or imprisonment for up to 20 years, or both, if found guilty.
The court allowed Mohamad Amirul Asnil bail of RM10,000 in one surety and fixed March 21 for mention.
Deputy public prosecutor Safiyatun Ahmadun prosecuted, while the accused was unrepresented. – BERNAMA