The victim lodged a police report after they had sex as she felt betrayed by her boyfriend.
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A man accused of raping a teenage girl was arrested by the police at a house in Kulim early Tuesday morning (4 October).
Kuala Muda District Police Chief, Assistant Commissioner Zaidy Che Hassan said the suspect was arrested by a team of officers and members of the Criminal Investigation Department of the Kuala Muda District Police Headquarters (IPD) around 1 am.
Following the initial investigation, the suspect claimed that he had sex with the victim on a consensual basis, but we are still conducting further investigations into it.Kuala Muda District Police Chief, Assistant Commissioner Zaidy Che Hassan on the suspect claiming that it was consensual sex.
He was further quoted by Harian Metro as saying that the suspect has no criminal record.
The case is being investigated according to Section 376 of the Penal Code.
Previously, a Form Two female student made a police report after she was too much in love with a 19-year-old boyfriend she knew.
In her report, the victim claimed that the incident occurred last March at her grandmother’s house in a residential area.
Back then, she had known the boyfriend for about a month after knowing him through Facebook.
Fear Of Abandonment
The victim has lived with her grandmother since she was a child after her parents divorced, and she fears being abandoned.
Fear of abandonment is a type of anxiety that some people experience when faced with the idea of losing someone they care about.
The boyfriend took advantage of it and persuaded her to have sex.
However, the victim later felt guilty and betrayed by her boyfriend, who worked as a housekeeper.
The Form Two student finally told the incident to her grandmother before making a police report regarding the incident.
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Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO)
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All Women’s Action Society (AWAM)
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