Teen lockup rape: Suspect retracts guilty plea, 2 cops charged for negligence

Fion Yap

Modified 9 Feb 2021, 1:50 pm

Two police officers have claimed trial to a charge of negligence over the rape of a 16-year-old girl who was under their custody at the Miri central police station in Sarawak last month.

The suspected rapist - who was a fellow detainee - has also retracted his guilty plea, according to the victim's lawyer Alan Ling.

The accused is being represented by the same lawyers as the police...

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