Intermediate Court will hear grave assault case

Fadley Faisal

The Magistrate’s Court yesterday remitted an assault case for the Intermediate Court to hear on July 6.

DPP Raihan Nabilah binti Haji Ahmad Ghazali’s charge against Mohammad Abdul Mutalip bin Minudin, 34, alleges him of having assaulted a 16-year-old boy by stabbing him twice in his stomach and twice in his left lower back using an electrician’s test pin instrument at a house in Kampong Kupang, Tutong at 5am on May 20.

The charge is an offence that includes the possibility of causing death. It carries a penalty of 15 years’ jail with whipping.