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KUALA LUMPUR: A plumber was fined a total of RM2,900 by the magistrate’s court today for assaulting his friend and causing damage to the victim’s car on Sunday.

Magistrate Maizatul Munirah Abd Rahman meted out the sentence against Lee Teck Yew after he pleaded guilty to the offences.

Lee, 48, was charged with causing grevious hurt to Pang Wing Wai, 46, by the roadside at Block 11, Flat Seri Johor in Cheras at 1.30pm on Feb 4.

The court fined him RM1,400 or two months' jail for this offence.

For damaging the car at the same place and time, Lee was fined RM1,500 or two months' jail.

Deputy public prosecutor Noorelynna Hanim Abd Halim pressed for deterrent sentence.

Counsel P.Sutheswary represented Lee, a single father.

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