Spotted on New Straits Times (Malaysia):
Man Detained Over Video Of Him Beating Ex-Girlfriend With Hammer
Police have detained a 33-year old man, Siow Kong Poh over a Facebook video showing him beating a woman repeatedly and several times with a hammer. The video which was uploaded on Sunday and quickly went viral, showed the suspect physically abusing the 29-year old woman, believed to be his ex-girlfriend.
Act of Evil – Abused with a Hammer
The woman identified as Lim Pui Lee suffered 30 stitches to her head and was warded for two days at the Tuanku Jaafar Hospital in Seremban on Saturday. Seremban police chief Assistant Commissioner Saiful Azly Kamaruddin said the case was being investigated under Section 324 of the Penal Code. He said the suspect was detained and later released on bail.The video, which is currently making its round over the internet, has sparked a furore among netizens with many demanding the authorities to take action on the alleged abuser.The incident allegedly took place at 10am on Saturday when the woman confronted the man at his house in Taman Jasper Jaya and accused him of breaking her car window. When we met at her home in Taman Layang Layang here today, Lim, a food trader in Jalan Lobak, said they were both divorcees and had been in a relationship for over 13 years.
She admitted they had been having violent quarrels and the latest incident was recorded by her 13-year old daughter who witnessed the fight. “My relatives advised me to record a video the next time I was abused so when he started hitting me on Sunday, my daughter took out her phone and recorded it.”Credits: NST
The guy involved ought to be jailed – That’s so inhuman to do this! No matter how angry you are, a man should never beat a woman for any reason (ahem, the recent ‘SG Chris Brown news) much less hit her with a bloody hammer.