Woman reports husband over physical abuse of son

MIRI: A 39-year-old housewife lodged a police report on Monday against her husband for allegedly abusing their son last weekend.

It is understood the incident happened on Nov 4 when the husband, who is a civil servant, beat and slapped the nine-year-old boy due to his untidy room.

The incident allegedly took place in their quarters at Jalan Miri-Bintulu, which saw the boy sustain a head injury after a steel mug was thrown at him.

The suspect is said to be a hot-tempered person who would often cane his son.

Police are investigating the case under Section 31(1)(a) of the Child Act 2001.

Source: http://www.theborneopost.com/2017/11/08/woman-reports-husband-over-physical-abuse-of-son/