MELAKA: Melaka police arrested a 48-year-old man and his three sons for alleged sexual abuse of a female family member.
Melaka CID chief Asst Comm Mohd Sukri Kaman (pic) said the 18-year-old victim lodged a police report on Wednesday (April 21).
"We also arrested the victim's sister-in-law.
"All the suspects were found to be hardcore drug addicts," he said on Friday (April 23).
ACP Mohd Sukri said the victim claimed that she was also forced to consume drinks laced with drugs before being raped by the man and his sons at her family home in Taman Sri Krubong in Tanjung Minyak here.
The abuse, he said, allegedly took place from February last year until early this year.
"The victim also claimed she would be bound to the bed and gagged before being sexually abused," he said.
ACP Mohd Sukri said police detained all the suspects, aged between 23 and 48, in Tanjung Minyak and Jasin here on Thursday (April 22).
He said three of the suspects tested positive for drugs when urine tests were conducted on the day of the arrest.
He added that all the suspects have been remanded for seven days to assist in the investigation into rape and sodomy.