PETALING JAYA: A grandfather has been arrested for allegedly committing incest with his step-granddaughter by raping her.
Asst Comm Nik Ezanee Mohd Faisal said police received a report about the alleged incident at around 1pm Tuesday (July 21).
"The child is now 11 and the 57-year-old man is said to have committed the act thrice since 2016.
"We learned that the last time it happened was last year," he said.
The girl, who is a pupil at a local primary school, is the fourth of six siblings.
ACP Nik Ezanee said her parents were divorced and she was placed in the care of her grandparents.
Police arrested the suspect in Damansara Perdana at 6pm the same day and he has been remanded for seven days.
He could face between 10 and 30 years in jail and be caned if found guilty under Section 376B of the Penal Code.