Gardener jailed for burning stepdaughter with hot knife

Published on 26 Feb 2020 4:51:54 PM

A gardener was sentenced to three years jail and fined RM10,000 by a George Town Sessions Court after he pleaded guilty to abusing his 10-year-old step-daughter.

36-year-old S.Vasadha Kumar admitted to have burnt the girl with a hot knife at an apartment in Lebuh Maccallum on Feb 1.

Judge Norsalha Hamzah said it was a serious offence as it involved a child.