Police have confirmed that Datuk Seri Aliff Syukri, the founder of local cosmetics brand D'Herbs, has been arrested over alleged child abuse
The Selangor Criminal Investigation Department (CID) chief said that the millionaire has been released on police bail
Senior Asst Comm Datuk Fadzil Ahmat told Berita Harian, "An arrest was made against Aliff Syukri yesterday. He was questioned and then released on police bail."
He also added that the investigation is still pending and the police will be calling other witnesses to assist with the case.
Authorities have confirmed that it was Aliff Syukri's housekeeper who filed the police report against him
According to theSundaily, the police report was lodged by his 34-year-old Indonesian maid on Saturday, 29 February.
In the police report that went viral on social media, the maid said that Aliff Syukri had asked her to join him in hitting his two-year-old adopted child.
When she refused, he allegedly continued to beat the child with a shoe and left bruises on the girl's body.
The maid stated that she came forward to protect herself from being accused of hurting the child.