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...

All Access Plan
starting from


per month
Subscribe Now
You can cancel anytime.
Get unlimited access to our articles on web and apps
Add comments to our articles
Bookmark articles to read later
We accept
Student or Senior Citizen? Get a special rateGroup / Institutional / Corporate Plans
Already Subscribed?
Sign In