Police have arrested a man who was caught hitting his wife with a motorcycle helmet after a video of the couple went viral on social media.
- A 35-year-old man is arrested in Kelantan after a video of him hitting his wife with a motorcycle helmet went viral.
- The suspect also tested positive with Methamphetamine.
The 1-minute 47-second video shows a man shouting at his wife in front of an eatery before hitting her with his motorcycle helmet.
However, Gua Musang district police, Superintendent Sik Choon Foo, has confirmed that the 35-year-old man was arrested in a house at RKT Kesedar Paloh 2, Kelantan, on Saturday (28 January).
According to reports, the suspect claimed that the incident occurred because he did not allow his wife to work so she could take care of his ailing mother.
Nevertheless, the man also tested positive for Methamphetamine after undergoing a urine test.
The helmet used to assault his wife was also confiscated by the police.
Chon Foo said that the man will be remanded for four days until Wednesday, and the case is currently under investigation under Section 323/18 of the Domestic Violence Act 1994 and Section 15 (1) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.
(source: Berita Harian)