This cosmetics entrepreneur has been arrested on suspicion of locking his two-year-old daughter in a shoe closet and beating her in order to film her crying to boost his social media views.
Datuk Seri Aliff Syukri reportedly beat his adopted daughter Aminah Alip Shah for social media content in his home in the city of Petaling Jaya in the state of Selangor in Malaysia and asked his maid to join in.
The incident reportedly took place two months ago but the case has only just come to light after the Indonesian maid, 34, filed a police report.
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Reports state the businessman is suspected of having locked his daughter in a shoe closet and beaten her until she cried.
Footage shows a bruise on the girl’s lower back as she looks at the camera.
The maid says Syukri asked her to join in the beating but she says she refused as she feared for the girl’s health. Local media report the suspect beat the poor girl in order to film her crying for his social media accounts.
Local police chief Datuk Fadzil Ahmat said Syukri was arrested yesterday (Thursday) and had “since been released on police bail pending investigation”.
The suspect is the founder of Malaysian cosmetics brand D’Herbs.
The investigation is ongoing.
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