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Aunt jailed for abusing 6-year-old boy

The Intermediate Court Judge on Thursday sentenced a woman to 16 months’ jail for assaulting her nephew whom she cared for her mentally challenged sister.

Intermediate Court Judge Pengiran Hajah Norismayanti binti Pengiran Haji ismail found the case to be aggravated from the fact that the defendant had used objects in the beatings.

The Judge also found the defendant to be unremorseful from her “unfazed” demeanour when showed the bruises suffered by her nephew from the beatings.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Raihan Nabilah Ahmad Ghazali revealed in court that the defendant acted out of rage from her nephew’s tantrum-throwing over homework.

More details on Friday’s Borneo Bulletin