KOTA KINABALU: A local man will be given his sentence tomorrow by the Sessions Court for the charge of causing the death of his wife.
The accused, Ridwan Hawil, 31, admitted guilty for causing the death of his wife, 55, at an unnumbered house in Pulau Gaya, around 1.30am in 11 January this year.
However, Judge Ainul Shahrin Mohamad fixed 29 December for the verdict hearing after the accused applied for an extension to get a lawyer to represent him in the case.
He could be punished under Section 304(a) of the Penal Code which carries a punishment of thirty years jail, or with a fine, if found guilty.
Vice Prosecutor Akmalzatul Mohamed Nawi prosecuted. -SayangSabah