SHAH ALAM: The husband of local singer and actress Ziana Zain was charged in the magistrate’s court here Tuesday with voluntarily causing hurt to their 10-year-old son.
Armin Zaharin Ahmad Zambri, 53, claimed trial to whipping the alleged victim with a cane at a house in Denai Alam here at around 4am on Feb 25.
The charge under Section 324 of the Penal Code carries a maximum 10 years’ jail or a fine or whipping, or any two of the punishments upon conviction.
Magistrate Raja Noor Adilla Raja Mahyaldin set RM5,000 as bail with one surety, and April 4 for the next mention.
Deputy Public Prosecutor Megat Mahathir Megat Tharih Afendi appeared for the prosecution while the accused was unrepresented.