Rohingya man charged for raping underaged girl

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Rohingya rape raping underaged girl hand cuffed

KUALA LUMPUR –  A Rohingya man pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court in Ampang today to raping a 15-year-old girl last month.

Mohammad Hassan Mohammad Rafik, 24, was charged with raping the girl, whom he knew, at a house in Ampang at 10 pm on Oct 30.

The security guard was charged under Section 376 (1) of the Penal Code which provides for up to 20 years’ jail and whipping, upon conviction.

Judge Suzana Hussin set Dec 28 for mention and did not set bail.

The prosecution was represented by DPP Irna Julieza Maaras while Mohammad Hassan was represented by counsel T. Harpal Singh.

Yesterday, Mohammad Hassan’s compatriots Mohammed Karim Mohammad, 20, and a 17-year-old teenager claimed trial to a similar charge involving the same victim in Pandan Indah in September, August and October.

— BERNAMA

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