Man Allegedly Molested 4-year-old

23 November 2007
Kuala Lumpur

44-year-old Suria Mohamad Hassan, a scrap metal collector, was charged with molesting a 4-year-old girl at a rented house along Jalan Pahang, Setapak, on 15 November 2007 at 1:30am. Suria has claimed trial for the charge.

He was alleged to have put his hand inside the girl’s pants and touched her private parts while she was playing in the living room. A 26-year-old housewife who was renting a room in the house witnessed the crime and lodged a report on that day.

Under Section 354 of the Penal Code, Suria faces a maximum jail term of 10 years, a fine, or whipping or any of the two combinations.

Suria’s case has been set for hearing on 21 January 2008.

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