Deaf and Mute Students Charged with Rape

28 February 2008
Shah Alam

Three community college students who were all deaf and mute were charged yesterday with raping their 20-year-old classmate in her rented apartment in Selayang Heights, Selayang Baru, Gombak, on 14 February 2008 between 3pm and 4pm. The woman is also deaf and mute.

Mohd Anwar Iswah, Mohd Saiful Izzuan Ahmad Saidi and Muhammad Aizad Ariffin, all 21 years old, claimed trial to the charge. If found guilty, the students face 30 years’ jail and whipping.

Bail was set at RM8,000 for the three accused and 13 March 2008 has been set for mention for their cases.

New Straits Times – 3 deaf-mute students face rape charges
<URL:http://www.nst.com.my/Current_News/NST/Thursday/National/2171746/Article/index_html>

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