SEREMBAN: Police have detained a 19-year-old youth after his 14-year-old girlfriend gave birth on Tuesday.
A source said the youth, who came to know the girl through a chat application, has been remanded for a week to assist in investigations.
The girl, who just completed her Form 2, and her baby weighing about 3kg are still admitted in hospital.
Both are doing fine.
"The girl's family is in shock. They didn't have a clue she was pregnant," said the source.
The girl had asked her older sister to give her a massage at their home as she was feeling unwell.
"But within a short while the girl started having stomach pains and went into labour," he said.The case is being investigated under section 376 of the Penal Code for rape.
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