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Cleaner detained for alleged incest with 10-year-old niece in JB hotel room


  • Nation
  • Friday, 14 Sep 2018

File pic.

File pic.

JOHOR BARU (Bernama): Police detained a man for alleged incest with his 10-year-old niece at a hotel in Taman Tunku Aminah here on Thursday night.

Johor Bahru Utara district police chief ACP Mohd Taib Ahmad said the suspect who is aged 48 and works as a cleaner, was arrested when police conducted a raid at the hotel at about 9.15 pm following a tip-off.

Police knocked on the door and waited for about five minutes before the suspect opened it. The suspect, who was only wrapped in a towel and shirtless, was in the room with a semi-naked child, he said in a statement.

He said following investigation, it was found that the child was the suspect's niece.

The suspect, who has three children aged between 25 and 28, is in remand for a week for investigation under Section 376A of the Penal Code. - Bernama

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