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Friday October 18, 2013 MYT 6:05:00 PM
Friday October 18, 2013 MYT 6:09:01 PM
by stephanie lee
KOTA KINABALU: The 13-year-old school girl and her father who were supposed to testify in the on going statutory rape trial involving a 40-year-old restaurant manager Riduan Masmud has finally showed up after disappearing for two days.
The girl and her father arrived early at the Sessions Court in Kota Kinabalu on Friday, where the trial was held.
They were both issued warrants of arrests by the court after failing to turn up on Wednesday for the continuation of trial since it started early July this year.
The girl gave her testimony in camera on Friday while her father will give his next month.
Sessions Court judge Ummu Kalthom Samad set Nov 13 and 14 for the continuation of trial.
Riduan, who was charged for raping the minor in a parked vehicle near the Kionsom Waterfall in Inanam here at about 10am on Feb 18, later took her as his second wife.
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