KOTA KINABALU: A local man pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court, today, to the charge of raping an underaged female teen.
The accused, Mohd Afiz Zulhazrie, 19, was accused of allegedly committing the crime in 10 December last year, at a hill near the road to Kg. Pandasan, Kota Belud, at 12.30am.
He was charged under Section 376(1) of the Penal Code which carries the punishment of up to 20 years jail with possible caning, if found guilty.
Judge Azreena Aziz set 15 February for the case mention and the accused was granted a bail of RM10,000 (RM5,000 deposit) by two local bailors.
Vice Prosecutor Hafiza Zahidah prosecuted. -SayangSabah