Man arrested for slapping doctor who refused to give wife medical certificate
GEORGE TOWN — Police have detained a lorry driver who slapped a doctor at the Emergency Unit of the Penang Hospital for refusing to give his wife a medical certificate (MC).
Timur Laut district police chief Assist Comm Che Zaimani Che Awang said in the 1am incident on Sunday (Jan 20), the 29-year-old doctor who was attending to the suspect’s wife, in her 30s, did not see the justification to issue the MC.
He said the doctor lodged a police report and police arrested the 38-year-old husband in Datuk Keramat here at 2:20 am.
He added that the man also tested positive for drugs and had a past criminal record. – Bernama
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