Mid-flight assault case adjourned

|     Fadley Faisal     |

AN EGYPTIAN woman’s case of assaulting a local woman during mid-flight on Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) came up in the Magistrate’s Court again yesterday.

Hanaa William Abdel Malik, 47, represented by lawyer Rozaiman bin Abdul Rahman, is alleged to have hit the 23-year-old woman on the head with a serving tray while aboard RB flight BI008 from Dubai to Bandar Seri Begawan on May 26, 2019.

Chief Magistrate Pengiran Masni binti Pengiran Haji Bahar adjourned the case to August 31, 2019 for trial dates to be fixed.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Hajah ‘Adzimah Mukarramah binti Haji Salleh’s charge carries a penalty of three years’ imprisonment and a fine.