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Boys aged 10 and 11 'rape girl, 9'
Published on: Wednesday, September 13, 2017

MIRI: Two boys aged 10 and 11 have been taken into custody by the police in Limbang town in northern Sarawak on suspicion of raping a nine-year-old girl.

Sarawak CID chief Senior Asst Comm Datuk Dev Kumar confirmed that the police picked up the two boys on Monday evening following a report lodged by the victim's mother.

"The girl was sent to the Miri Hospital on Monday evening for a medical check-up.

On Sunday evening, her mother found her naked from the waist down with the two boys inside a storeroom at a plantation in Limbang. She dragged her daughter out of the storeroom before lodging a report at the Limbang police station," he told The Star.

SAC Dev said the case in being investigated as rape under Section 376 of the Penal Code.

He said the suspects were not schooling while the victim is a Year Three pupil.

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