Youth remanded over rape of underage sister-in-law

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By Dorcas Ting

KUCHING, April 5: A 23-year-old man has been remanded for seven days on suspicion of raping his underage sister-in-law.

Magistrate Faelly Jeffrey Lanjungan allowed police’s application to remand the suspect until April 12.

The suspect allegedly raped his sister-in-law thrice since December last year, the first time at a workers’ hostel in Mile 4.

After the 14-year-old victim’s mother lodged a police report, the suspect was picked up at about 9.50pm yesterday at a car wash shop in Jalan Tabuan Dayak.

The case is being investigated under Section 376 of the Penal Code. — DayakDaily