MALACCA: Two Singaporeans were fined RM1,500 (S$483) each by the magistrate's court in Malacca on Wednesday (Dec 21) for hurting a policeman last month.
Othman Abdul Rashid, 41, and Muhammad Hairul Hamdan, 39, pleaded guilty to voluntarily causing hurt to Corporal Mohammad Hazim Hassan, 36, according to the New Straits Times (NST). The incident occurred at a parking area behind the Imperial Heritage Hotel in Malacca's Taman Melaka Raya area on Nov 19.
The two were ordered to serve three months' jail if they failed to pay the fine, reported NST.
The charge, under Section 323 of the Penal Code, provides for imprisonment for up to a year, or a fine of up to RM2,000, or both.