SINGAPORE — A 27-year-old man has been charged with causing grievous hurt to a 9-month-old baby boy by slamming his head against the floor board of a van.
Mohamed Aliff Mohamed Yusoff, a Singaporean, was charged in court on Saturday (9 November).
According to his charge sheet obtained on Monday (11 November), Aliff allegedly committed the offence sometime between 10pm last Thursday and 12.15am last Friday at the multi-storey car park at Block 840A Yishun Street 81.
The infant, Izz Fayyaz Zayani Ahmad, reportedly died on Friday and was buried on Sunday.
Shin Min Daily News reported that the baby was the son of the accused’s girlfriend.
The case will be mentioned again on Friday.
Aliff is being remanded at the the Central Police Division with permission to be taken out for the purposes of investigation.
The case is being investigated by the Criminal Investigation Division’s Special Investigation Section.
The maximum punishment for causing grievous hurt is up to 10 years’ jail along with a fine or caning.
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