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Saturday September 21, 2013 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Saturday September 21, 2013 MYT 9:17:08 AM
by rahimy rahim, ng si hooi, AND a. raman
HYDERABAD is reeling in shock by the revelation that a 20-year-old polytechnic college student was abducted and kept as a sex slave for 17 months by the owner of the college’s canteen.
Makkal Osai reported that the student managed to escape from captivity and return home on Tuesday while the suspect, Satya Prakash Singh, 33, was arrested a day later.
The girl said she had been confined in different houses in the city since April last year during which time Satya raped her repeatedly.
She also said she had to undergo an abortion during the period.
According to her police statement, the student said she was given a glass of fruit juice which contained sedatives at the canteen before she was abducted.
Her plight has gone viral, with Netizens launching an online campaign to demand a speedy trial and for Satya to pay dearly.
> Malaysia Nanban reported that 23 families at the 129ha Byram Estate in Nibong Tebal, Penang, were served eviction notices as the state government wanted the land back.
The residents were shocked when the Seberang Prai City Council enforcement officers came to their settlement and demolished two vacant houses yesterday.
The government has plans to build a modern rubbish dump there, according to the report.
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