Ex-courier worker denies sexually assaulting two 12-year-old girls


KOTA BARU: A former courier worker has been charged with sexually assaulting two 12-year-old girls in the Sessions Court.

Addin Mahsuri Abdul Ariff Nordin, 24, pleaded not guilty to the charges before Judge Nik Habri Muhamad on Tuesday (May 21).

He is accused of committing the offences against both victims at a house in Kampung Tok Akil, Ketereh at 10.30pm on March 2.

The charges were brought under Section 14(a) of the Sexual Offences Against Children Act 2017, which carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison and caning upon conviction.

Deputy public prosecutor Siti Edabayu Subhan proposed bail at RM30,000 with one surety, while Addin Mahsuri's lawyer Wan Mohd Ikram Wan Ibrahim requested a lower bail, arguing it was his client's first offence.

Judge Nik Habri set bail at RM20,000 with one surety, and for the accused to report to the Ketereh police station, as well as additional conditions of not disturbing the victims and not tampering with witnesses.

The court scheduled June 27 for next mention. – Bernama

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