IPOH: A warden at a privately-run care home was charged in the Sessions Court here with raping a female inmate.
Ahmad Irang @ Suhiran Aris, 43, pleaded not guilty to the charge before judge N. Priscilla Hemamalini yesterday.
He was charged with raping the 33-year-old woman at a house in Taman Kinding Raya, in the Kinta district on Oct 28 last year.
The charge was framed under Section 376 (2) of the Penal Code, which provides for imprisonment of up to 30 years and 10 strokes of the cane, if found guilty.
The court allowed the accused bail of RM5,000 with one surety and set Oct 4 for mention.
Deputy public prosecutor Liyana Zawani Mohd Radzi prosecuted, while the accused was represented by lawyer K. Shamini. — Bernama