SUNGAI PETANI: A teenager claimed trial at the Sungai Petani Sessions Court to four counts of raping and molesting his three younger sisters.
According to the New Straits Times, the 18-year-old accused was charged with two counts of raping his sisters, aged 8 and 14 and he also claimed trial to two separate charges of molesting the sisters, aged 14 and 10.
For the first charge, he is accused of having raped his 8-year-old sister at a house in Kampung Baru, Pulau Tiga in Sungai Layar here about 8pm on July 19 and for the second charge, he is accused of raping his 14-year-old sister at a house in Taman Ria Jaya here about 9pm on April 21.
The charges under Section 376B of the Penal Code carry a jail term of up to 30 years and whipping, upon conviction.
He also claimed trial to two separate charges of molesting his two sisters aged 14 and 10 at a house in Kampung Baru, Pulau Tiga in Sungai Layar between July 14 and July 18. The offence carries a maximum 30 years’ imprisonment and whipping, if found guilty.
According to the English news portal, Sessions judge Saiful Bahari Adzmi denied bail for the accused. The judge set Sept 5 for mention and ordered the accused to appoint a lawyer.