Minor jailed for punching his mother

The Juvenile Court has sentenced a 17 year old to eight months in prison for attacking his mother at a court hearing, reports Haveeru.

At the court hearing regarding a robbery, the minor punched his mother in the face for denying that he was at home during the robbery, the court official said.

The mother fainted and was taken to hospital immediately.

The minor was sentenced under Article 88(b) of the Penal Code, but the sentence is only partial due to the offender’s age.