Rumah Bonda founder to serve 12 years' jail for abuse of Bella
The Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court handed down the guilty verdict today.
Siti Bainun denies splashing Bella with hot water, asking her to eat chilli and faeces
The Rumah Bonda founder says she never had any need to do such things to the girl.
Rumah Bonda founder says loves Bella 'more than any other child'
Siti Bainun Ahd Razali defends herself from charges of neglecting and abusing the 13-year-old girl.
Rumah Bonda founder reappoints lawyer for defence trial
Mohammad Farhan Maaruf was one of the five lawyers who initially withdrew from representing Siti Bainun Ahd Razali in the case.
Rumah Bonda founder told to give statement of defence without lawyer
Sessions Court judge Izralizam Sanusi says the defence proceedings must go on so as not to disrupt the course of the case.
Rumah Bonda founder told to enter defence on charges of neglect, abuse
The Sessions Court rules that the prosecution succeeded in proving a prima facie case against Siti Bainun Ahd Razali.
Bella testifies in private at trial of Rumah Bonda founder
Her testimony could not be reported by the media as she is a child witness.
3 other Rumah Bonda residents saw Siti Bainun abusing Bella, witness tells court
Zurianty Sudin says the three were living with Siti Bainun and Bella at the time of the incident.
Bone X-ray exam used to determine Bella's age, court hears
Medical officer Dr B Anulaawathi says the girl was found to be 15 when the examination was done in 2020.
Rumah Bonda allowed to reopen but not as care centre
The court today allowed Siti Bainun Ahd Razali's application for the removal of the seal on the premises.
Welfare officer says Bella was thin, scared when met at KL hospital
Mohamad Imran Mohamed Zanyuin says he never agreed to Bella being placed under Siti Bainun's care because he did not know the woman personally and was unsure about her background.
Leaked pictures of Bella’s injuries not from police, court told
Police officer Mior Samsul Abdul Rahman says he does not know where the photos which were eventually shared on Facebook came from.