Thursday, December 15, 2011

Not only police can jail you, your hubby too!

A 29-year-old man was fined RM2,000 by the Magistrate's Court here Thursday after he admitted to confining his wife in their home for 11 days.

Rafizam Abdul Rahman of Taman PSJ here pleaded guilty to preventing his wife from leaving the house between 6pm on July 6 and 3.30pm on July 18.

He was charged under Section 340 of the Penal Code that carries a jail term of up to a year and a maximum RM2,000 fine.

Police arrested Rafizam on the same day his wife was freed.

DPP Amalina Zainal Mokhtar prosecuted before magistrate Tuan Ruzuaini Tuan Lah. Rafizam was unrepresented.