13-year-old rape victim lodges report
JASIN: A 13-year-old rape victim walked 5km from her home in Kampung Sebatu to the Merlimau police station to lodge a report after her foster father raped her again at 4.45am on Sunday.State Criminal Investigation Department chief Assistant Commissioner Kamaluddin Kassim said her foster mother, a nurse, was away attending a course at a hospital in Johor Baru.
“The victim was sleeping in her bedroom when she was awakened when her foster father carried her to his bedroom. He raped her twice even though the victim tried to resist.”
The Form 2 student had been with the family since she was 7 and had been raped repeatedly since she was 9. Her biological family resides in Kulai, Johor.
Kamaluddin said a seven-day remand order had been obtained against the 45-year-old eatery operator, from yesterday, to assist in investigations under Section 376(1) of the Penal Code for rape.He was arrested at his house at 8pm on the same day. The victim was warded at Melaka Hospital.