A man sentenced to 18 years in jail for robbing a woman, in Malaysia

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KUALA LUMPUR: A man was sentenced to 18 years in jail and five strokes of the cane by the Sessions Court here yesterday for robbing and causing hurt to a woman her in an MRT Station lift here on February 14.

The accused G. Thinathayaalan, 26, air-conditioner serviceman was found guilty of causing injury to the woman while he robbed her.

According to Bernama, Thinathayaalan was accused of having robbed bank manager Lee Meei Shan, 48, of her identity card, driving licenses, two bank ATM cards, two bank credit cards and RM400 cash while voluntarily causing hurt to her at the MRT Station lift in Taman Mutiara, Cheras here at 6.45am, on February 14.

The victim suffered bruises on the head, face and body and she also suffered trauma following the incident.

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