A Malaysian couple accused of beating their children with sticks and coat hangers have been convicted in a Swedish court and will serve time in prison for "repeated violence".

The pair, who were arrested last December and who have been held on remand since, were handed their convictions at the Solna district court in Stockholm on Friday.

Shalwati Nurshal, the mother, was handed a fourteen month sentence while the father, Azizul Raheem Awalludin, was slapped with a ten month sentence.

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