Penang assemblyperson claims trial to alleged sexual assault

Alyaa Alhadjri & Hariz Mohd


Permatang Pasir state assemblyperson Muhammad Faiz Fadzil has pleaded not guilty and claimed trial to a charge for alleged sexual assault under Section 354 of the Penal Code at the Shah Alam Magistrate's Court today.

He was accused of using criminal force with intentions to outrage the modesty of a 31-year-old woman on March 8, between 9.45pm and 11.30pm, while they were both in a car traveling from Sunway Pyramid shopping mall to Subang Jaya, Selangor according to the draft charges sighted by Malaysiakini.

When contacted, DPP Zahida Zakaria...

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