Man fined RM6,000 for threatening mother

KOTA BHARU (Bernama) – A man who threatened to slash his mother because the woman had served him fried chicken that was not well-cooked was fined RM6,000, in default 12 months’ jail, by the Magistrate’s Court yesterday for criminal intimidation.

Magistrate Kamarul Hasyime Rosli meted out the fine on Mohd Helmi Mohamed, 33, who pleaded guilty to the charge.

He was charged with threatening to slash Asiah Yusoff, 59, with a sickle at a house in Kampung Cherang at 5pm last April 14.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Gayathri Sambath prosecuted.