Mother, daughter in Malaysia plead guilty to abusing 4-year-old girl until she died

PETALING JAYA - A mother and her daughter have pleaded guilty in a Sessions Court to abusing a four-year-old who later died in their care.

Norhayati Bidin, 61, and Norasmawati Tar Mohmad, 34, were charged with physically abusing the girl between December 2015 and December 2017 at their home in Bandar Sunway here.

They face up to 10 years in prison or a fine of up to RM20,000 (S$6,631), or both, upon conviction.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Norazlina Razali told the court that the victim had bruises all over her body, which are believed to have resulted in heart failure.