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SWEDEN IS WHERE YOU CAN GO TO JAIL FOR BEATING YOUR KID, EVEN WHEN YOU CONSIDER BEATING AS DISCIPLINING…
This is what a Malaysian couple discovered.
Malaysians jailed for hitting kids in Sweden
28 Mar 2014 12:35 GMT+01:00
A Malaysian couple accused of beating their children with sticks and coat hangers have been convicted in a Swedish court and will serve time in prison for “repeated violence”.
The pair, who were arrested last December and who have been held on remand since, were handed their convictions at the Solna district court in Stockholm on Friday.
Shalwati Nurshal, the mother, was handed a fourteen month sentence while the father, Azizul Raheem Awalludin, was slapped with a ten month sentence.
“Even if the violence against the children has often been relatively minor, the offences which the district court concluded fall under the more serious charge of gross violation of integrity involved systematic and repeated violence,” said the presiding judge, Mattias Möller, in a statement.
In court the mother was convicted of gross violation of the integrity of the daughter in the family and the eldest son, as well as the assault of the two younger sons.
The father was also convicted of gross violation of the integrity of the eldest son and for assault of the daughter and the second oldest son.
However, he was acquitted for any offences against the youngest son. The parents must also pay damages to the children.
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