Father pleads guilty to attempted incest and molesting daughters

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The 46-year-old father is escorted by the police to be charged for attempt of molest of his daughters at the Shah Alam Court in Selangor. PIX: AFFAN FAUZI / MalaysiaGazette / 24 APRIL 2020
The 46-year-old father is escorted by the police to be charged for attempt of molest of his daughters at the Shah Alam Court in Selangor.PIX: AFFAN FAUZI / MalaysiaGazette / 24 APRIL 2020

By Shawaliah Hadir

SHAH ALAM – A 46-year-old man pleaded guilty for charges over attempted incest with his 21-year-old daughter and molesting 2 of his teenage daughters.

According to the charges read to him at the Sessions Court in Shah Alam, he was accused of committing the offence on April 2015 in Shah Alam.

The charges framed under Section 376(B)(1) of the Penal Code was read together with Section 511 of the similar Act carries an imprisonment of not less than 10 years but not more than 30 years along with whipping.

Justice Mohd Sabri Ismail then fixed bail at RM7,000. The court also ordered the accused who is a businessman to report himself at the police station once a month.

Meanwhile, at the Magistrate Court, the accused was slapped with three other charges for molesting his three daughters aged 15, 17 and 21, along with two other charges.

All charges were framed under Section 354 of the Penal Code and each charge carries an imprisonment of up to 10 years, fine or whipping.

The accused pleaded guilty to two out of three molest charges.

On the fourth count of charges, he was charged for voluntarily causing harm to his 17-year-old daughter on 11 March 2020, which carries imprisonment of a year or RM2,000 fine or both upon conviction under Section 323 of the Penal Code.

On the fifth count of charges, he was accused for owning pornographic video.

The offence under Section 292 of the Penal Code carries a three-year imprisonment or fine or both.

The accused pleaded guilty for both the charges.

Magistrate Erry Shahriman Nor Aripin then fixed bail at RM15,500 for the five charges. The accused is also not allowed to be in contact with his three daughters.

The court then fixed 29 June 2020 for sentencing and the submission of documents. -MalaysiaGazette

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