Man pleads not guilty to raping underage girlfriend

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KUCHING, Nov 23: A 24-year-old man pleaded not guilty to raping his underage girlfriend yesterday.

Kuching Session Court Judge Marutin Pagan fixed pre-trial case management to be on Dec 13, 2019.

The accused, Bobson Meon, from Lundu was charged under Penal Code 376(1) for raping his girlfriend on Dec 17, at about 12.00am at the 15-year-old victim’s house located at Kampung Biawak, Lundu.

Once convicted, he may be sentenced to imprisonment up to 20 years and possible whipping. — DayakDaily