Published: Friday July 6, 2012 MYT 5:29:00 PM
Updated: Friday July 6, 2012 MYT 6:38:51 PM
Son gets 14 months jail for threatening mother
KUALA LUMPUR: An unemployed man who threatened his mother with a 22-inch knife landed himself a 14-month prison term after pleading guilty to the offence at the magistrate's court here on Friday.
He was charged under the Penal Code with the criminal intimidation of his mother Ng Kim Lan, 71, at a PPR Flat in Cheras on July 3.
Magistrate Mohd Azali Ibrahim also ordered Chin Seow Kan, 39, to serve an additional two months in jail for failure to produce his identity card to the police at the same place and time, with both sentences to run concurrently from the date of his arrest on July 4.
According to the facts of the case, Chin and his mother had an argument after she refused to give him more than RM30.
Chin flew into a rage, took the knife from his room and lunged at her.
DPP Loh Wei Dhin prosecuted and Chin was unrepresented. - Bernama