KOTA KINABALU: A local man pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court today for the trying to rape his own daughter.
According to the facts of case read by Judge Ainul Shahrin Mohamad, the 46-year-old accused allegedly tried to rape his 9-year-old daughter last July, around 11pm at an unnumbered house at Kg. Rantai Rosok, Kota Belud.
He can be punished under Section 376(3)/511 of the Penal Code for attempted rape which with 10 to 30 years jail with caning, if found guilty.
The Vice Prosecutor DInesh Rajah prosecuted, while the accused was unrepresented.
The accused’s plea to be granted bail was rejected by the court.
The case was fixed for mention on Dec 28, while waiting for the victim’s medical report. –SayangSabah