Malaysian housewife fined for writing 'pig' on police summons

Tan Yeoh Foong walking out of the court room after she was fined for the offence in Johor Baru.
Tan Yeoh Foong walking out of the court room after she was fined for the offence in Johor Baru.PHOTO: THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK

JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A 53-year-old housewife who wrote the word "babi" on a police summons was fined RM100 (S$32) in a Magistrate's court in Malaysia.

Tan Yeoh Foong pleaded guilty to committing misbehaviour when the charge was read to her in Mandarin before magistrate Mohd Azlan Shah Mohd Allias on Thursday (Dec 15).

Tan was charged under Section 14 of the Minor Offences Act 1955, which carries a maximum fine of RM100.

She commited the offence at Jalan Tun Abdul Razak at 8.55pm on Dec 13.

Tan was represented by lawyer Chuah Shyue Chien.

It was reported that the woman was arrested after writing "babi" on police summons that was issued to her.

She had earlier disobeyed traffic rules when she blocked traffic by parking her gold Mercedes Benz at a double-lined lane and ignoring signals.