Home > News > Nation
Friday June 13, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Friday June 13, 2014 MYT 9:15:53 AM
JOHOR BARU: Police have arrested six soldiers for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl and robbing her boyfriend at a seaside area in Pontian Besar.
It is learnt that the victim was with her boyfriend when they were approached at 10am on Tuesday by a group of men in army uniform who accused them of making out in a public place.
Some of them stood guard over the boyfriend while the others dragged the girl to a secluded area and allegedly took turns to rape her.
The 16-year-old boyfriend tried to stop them but he was overpowered and assaulted by the culprits, who then escaped with his valuables including his mobile phone.
It is believed that one of the suspects had forced the victim to perform oral sex on him during the one-hour ordeal.
All the six men, who were picked up by the police on Wednesday, tested positive for drugs.
Aged between 20 and 30, they were brought to a magistrate’s court in Pontian yesterday and remanded for nine days.
Johor police chief Senior Deputy Comm Datuk Mohd Mokhtar Mohd Shariff confirmed the arrests but declined to comment further as investigations were still ongoing.
“All I can say is that the suspects are in police custody to assist with the investigations,” he said.
Tags / Keywords:
Nation, Courts Crime, police, Pontian, rape, army personnel, Johor
#KitaLawan protesters thank police for vigilance during rally
#KitaLawan protesters, detained politicians share light moment at Dang Wangi
Residents shaken after snatch theft of widow
Remember police force’s sacrifice, says Najib
Man bashed up over borrowed motorcycle helmet
Khalid Samad held for sedition probe over #KitaLawan
Photo Gallery: March 23 to March 29
Going green to heal the world
Nestlé rewards consumers with biggest promotion ever
The great South Australian adventure
Living away from Malaysia can trigger a lot of different longings
Travel Share: Kerala’s other charms
Asian Tofu And Veggie Stir-Fry
Fans hoping for our very own F1 star soon
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)