Teenager accuses traditional healer of sexual abuse

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By Brad Rantayy

MIRI, Feb 22: A 17-year-old girl lodged a police report here yesterday alleging that an Indonesian traditional healer had caressed her body during the `healing’ sessions.

The teenager started going to see the healer in a house in Tudan here in October last year with the hope of getting a mysterious illness inflicting her cured.

She went for the treatments with her elder sister and was charged nearly RM300 in total.

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But when the sickness worsened, the teenager than confided in her sister that the healer had been caressing her.

Alarmed, her sister then brought her to the police station to lodge a report. — DayakDaily