Mum charged with abusing baby daughter to death fit to stand trial, court told

Mum charged with abusing baby daughter to death fit to stand trial, court told

IPOH - A housewife who is charged with abusing and causing grievous hurt to her five-year-old daughter, who later died in hospital, is fit to stand for trial.

A psychiatric report from Hospital Bahagia Ulu Kinta showed that Choong Mee Chin was sane during the alleged incident, Deputy Public Prosecutor Muhammad Fauzi Yusof told magistrate Suhaima Mohd Nor.

Suhaima fixed Oct 25 for mention.Choong, 30, was charged on Aug 20 with voluntarily causing grievous hurt to her daughter Ho Yan Hui.

Yan Hui was in a coma for 11 days at the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospi­tal and succumbed to her injuries on Aug 25.

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