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"Mum's ear-pulling scarred me for life": Son of Malaysian couple charged in Sweden for child abuse

Published on Feb 21, 2014 9:48 AM
Malaysian couple Azizul Raheem Awalludin (right) and Shalwati Nurshal have been detained in Sweden for allegedly hitting one of their four children on Dec 18, 2013. The eldest son of the Malaysian couple on trial said he felt that he was scarred for life when his mother pulled his ears as a punishment. -- FILE PHOTO: THE STAR

STOCKHOLM (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The eldest son of a Malaysian couple on trial in Sweden for allegedly abusing their children said he felt that he was "scarred for life" when his mother pulled his ears as a punishment.

In a video recording made early last month, Ammar, 12, told a policewoman of an incident when his mother was said to have pulled his ear for showing off to his friends while on summer holiday in Germany.

The recording was shown in the Solna district court in Stockholm on Thursday.

At first, Ammar said the incident was "not that terrible, she just pulled my ear".

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