Compiled by LOH FOON FONG, NG SI HOOI and R. ARAVINTHAN
A 17-YEAR-OLD girl was allegedly raped by her new-found friend and two others, who she met through social media, reported China Press.
The victim befriended one of the suspects through Weibo and decided to meet him on April 27.
The suspect brought the girl to his friend’s house in Rawang, where he and his two friends allegedly raped her before allowing her to go back.
Despite warning her not to disclose the crime, the victim lodged a police report two weeks later.
Gombak OCPD Asst Comm Ali Ahmad said police have detained one suspect in Perak on Monday.
> Malaysian students who are studying in China will be allowed to work part-time starting July, reported Sin Chew Daily.
The Association of Graduates from Universities and Colleges of China Malaysia advisor Ting Chee Seng said students would now be allowed to work after their school hours to help pay for their daily expenses or school fees.
Currently, there are about 7,000 Malaysians studying in China, Ting added.
> A man allegedly cut off the right hand of an eight-year-old boy and ran off with it, reported Nanyang Siang Pau.
The incident happened at a busy street in Guangzhou, China on Wednesday.
The victim was on his way to school with his mother when the suspect allegedly sprayed a blinding substance on his mother’s face before cutting off the boy’s hand.
Police managed to find the boy’s hand about six hours later and rushed it to the hospital.
Police are still looking for the suspect.
- Found in translation is compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with a >, it denotes a separate news item.