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Police Searching For Man Who Witnessed A Domestic Violence Incident In Johor Bahru

The man is being hunted by the police to assist in investigations involving a woman who was badly injured in an alleged case of domestic violence.

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The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) is looking for a man — who witnessed a husband beat up his pregnant wife on 4 May — to assist in investigations regarding the case

Johor Bahru Selatan district police chief ACP Mohd Padzli Mohd Zain said that the 38-year-old man, Rosmaini Abd Raof, worked as a trader, reported Bernama.

Further investigations disclosed that Rosmaini used to reside at the Perumahan Polis Taman Derga Jaya in Alor Setar, Kedah. 

Johor Bahru Selatan district police chief ACP Mohd Padzli Mohd Zain.

Image via Bernama

The domestic violence incident witnessed by Rosmaini involved a man who had allegedly beaten up his 43-year-old wife on 4 May

According to Kosmo!, the woman is fighting for her life in the intensive care unit (ICU) at Sultanah Aminah Hospital, Johor Bahru.

It was reported that the woman — who is four weeks pregnant — had serious injuries in her head, and suffered from broken ribs, jaw, and back.

The victim's sister was quoted saying by Kosmo! that she had been brought and admitted to the hospital by her husband.

It is believed that the incident had taken place while the victim was at home in an apartment in Larkin, Johor Bahru.

Johor Bahru Selatan district police headquarters.

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"The Johor Bahru Selatan district criminal investigation department is looking for a witness to facilitate investigations under Section 325 of the Penal Code," Mohd Padzli said

He added in a statement yesterday, 18 May, that those with information on the man are advised to contact the Johor Bahru Selatan district police headquarters hotline at +607-2182323.

They can also contact the investigating officer of the case Insp Salaihudin Azual Razali at +6013-7290763.

Asking for help is not a sign of weakness.

If you or anyone you know may be at risk of domestic violence, please call these Malaysian hotlines:

1. WOMEN'S AID ORGANISATION (WAO)
24-hour
Contact: +603-30008858
SMS/WhatsApp: +6018-9888058
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2. ALL WOMEN'S ACTION SOCIETY (AWAM)
Weekdays (9.30am - 4.30pm)
Contact: +603-78770224
WhatsApp: +6016-2284221 | +6016-2374221
Email: [email protected]
Website | Facebook | Twitter

3. WOMEN'S CENTRE FOR CHANGE PENANG (WCC PENANG)
Weekdays (9am - 5pm)
Contact: +604-2280342 | +604-3988340
WhatsApp: +6011-31084001 | +6016-4390698
Email: [email protected] 
Website | Facebook | Twitter

4. TALIAN KASIH
24-hour
Contact: 15999
WhatsApp: +6019-2615999
Email: [email protected]
Website | Facebook

5. TELENISA LEGAL AID CLINIC
Weekdays (8am - 10pm)
Contact: +6012-8123424
WhatsApp: +6012-8123424
Email: [email protected] 
Facebook | Twitter

6. BUDDY BEAR CHILDLINE
Daily (12pm - 12am)
Contact: 1800-18-2327
Email: [email protected]
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