KOTA KINABALU: A local man was sentenced to three months jail by the Magistrate Court today for beating his wife while in a drunken state.
Danny Mojunub, 53, was meted out the sentence by Magistrate Mohd Faiz Omar, after he admitted guilty to the offence.
According to the facts of case on Aug 1 at 10pm, the accused beat his wife at , Julimab Sarayo, 42 with a mineral water bottle and electric wires at a worker’s quarters in one of the estate in Sandakan.
Danny who was drunk and angry at the time committed the offence due to his wife’s constant jealousy .
The accused was charged under Section 323 of the Penal Code which carries the punishment of one year jail or a fine up to RM2,000 or both, upon conviction.
The accused pleaded for a leniency as he has three children under his care. Insp. Jakarya Jupakkal prosecuted. – SayangSabah