Controversial Muslim preacher Zamri Vinoth Kalimuthu was yesterday charged with hurting and threatening to murder a woman.

The 38-year-old, however, claimed trial when the charges were read before magistrate Siti Norhasliza Ali, at the Magistrate's Court in Kangar, Perlis.

According to Free Malaysia Today, on the first charge, Zamri who is the CEO of One Centre Malaysia Perlis, was accused of voluntarily causing hurt to the 38-year-old woman at a house in Taman Melati Indah in Padang Besar on July 14.

On the second charge, Zamti was accused of threatening to murder the same woman at the same location, on the same date.

Zamri could be jailed for up to a year and fined a maximum of RM2,000 or both, if convicted on the first charge, while he could be imprisoned for up to seven years, or fined or both, if found guilty on the second charge.

He was let out on a RM6,000 bail with one surety.

For the record, Zamri is a loyal disciple of yet another controversial preacher Zakir Naik, who is wanted by the Indian authorities for alleged money laundering, hate speech, and several other purported crimes.

Source & Photo source: FMT