SUNGAI PETANI: An 18-year-old youth has been arrested for allegedly raping his eight-year-old sister at an empty house in Sungai Layar here.
The incident was brought to light on Thursday when the girl told her 39-year-old mother about the incident which occurred at about 8pm on Wednesday.
The girl related that her brother allegedly forced her into a toilet outside their home and later to an empty house where he forced himself on her.
She said he warned her not to tell anyone or he would bash her up.
Kuala Muda District Police Deputy OCPD Supt Saifi Abd Hamid said the woman lodged a police report about the incident at 5.53pm Thursday.
The case will be investigated under Section 376B of the Penal Code for incest and the suspect will be remanded for further investigation.