SIBU: A teacher has been charged with raping a 15-year old girl in a hotel here two years ago.
The accused, Mohd Azmi Zakaria, 52, who is with the Mukah Education Department, pleaded not guilty after a court interpreter read the charge under Section 376(1) of the Penal Code to him at the Sessions Court here Friday (Aug 10).
According to the case briefs, he allegedly had sex with the girl in a hotel at about 10am on Aug 5, 2016.
Justice Caroline Bee Majanil released Mohd Azmi on a bail of RM4,000 with two sureties and also ordered him to report to the police station once a month.
She also set Sept 12 for case management.