Police investigating officer of state exco for outraging the modesty of a woman


SEREMBAN: An officer of a state exco is being probed for allegedly outraging the modesty of a woman on two occasions at a hotel here.

Seremban police chief Asst Comm Nanda Ma'araof said the woman lodged a report on the alleged incidents on Sunday (July 4).

"We will be looking at all angles and talking to the witnesses.

"We need to know the truth and it is our hope that the public will not speculate on the case.

"We hope the public will give the police time to carry out a thorough investigation," he said on Monday (July 5).

It is learnt that the incidents happened on March 30 and April 26.

The case is being investigated under Section 354 of the Penal Code for using force with intent to outrage a victim's modesty.

Offenders can be jailed up to 10 years or fined or whipped or given any of the two punishments upon conviction.

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