Man to go on trial Sept 20-22 for raping babysitter, 14
Published on: Thursday, November 25, 2021
By: Cynthia D Baga
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Kota Kinabalu: A 49-year-old man charged with four counts of raping a babysitter, will go trial on Sept 20-22 next year.

Sessions Court Judge Azreena Aziz set the date for the man when his case was brought up for mention.

On the first to fourth count, the man is accused of raping the 14-year-old girl between May and August this year at a house in Penampang.

The offence under Section 376(2)(d) of the Penal Code carries a jail term of between five and 20 years, and whipping, on conviction.

The court also fixed Jan 6 next year for case management and granted bail of RM10,000 with two local sureties with permanent address and job as well as to report to nearest police station once a month.

The prosecution informed the court that eight witnesses would be called during the hearing.

The court was also informed that all the documents pertaining to the case are ready, except the medical report.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Siti Hajar Mazlan appeared for the prosecution while the man was not represented.


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