Mum who made teen daughter a hooker charged
LAWAS: The housewife who sold her own 14-year-old daughter into prostitution to pay off her debts faces a maximum sentence of 15 years in jail if convicted.
Also facing a similar sentence is the 45-year-old female owner of a karaoke joint who aided the mother in prostituting the underage girl.
Both women were brought before magistrate Keli Mareng at the Lawas District Office yesterday.
They were charged under the Child Act 2001, read with the Penal Code. No plea was recorded and were allowed bail of RM8,000 each.