Posted by BBC News on Sunday, August 29, 2019 20:25:51A Malaysian court on Sunday sentenced a man to five years in prison for allegedly selling hair scissors with the blades removed.
The court also found the man guilty of illegally selling the blades in the country, according to the BBC.
The man, who was known to police, was sentenced to five-and-a-half years in jail for the alleged offence, the court said in a statement.
The woman was sentenced with a three-year jail term for the same offence.
This is the latest in a string of incidents involving women in Malaysia that have come to light in recent weeks, after police uncovered a string or the case of a young woman who had her hair cut off by a man with a scissors attached to a headscarf.
Authorities also uncovered a case of an Asian man selling the hair of a Malaysian woman with the scissors removed.