KOTA KINABALU: Two local men pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court, today, to gang-raping a 19-year-old female.
Ryan Abd Wahad, 21, and Mohd Faizal Arsid, 21, were charged of committing the offense at a parking site for lorries near Sulaman Central, Menggatal, at 12.10am in 31 January.
Both of them were charged under Section 375(B) of the Penal Code which carries the punishment of up to 30 years jail if found guilty.
Vice Prosecutor Dinesh Raja abstained from offering bail to both of the accused, fearing that they might harras the case witnesses and the victim.
However, Judge Ainul Shahrin Mohamad granted RM15,000 bail by one local bailor for each of the accused and set 24 February for the case trial.
The court also warned both of the accused to steer clear from the case witnesses. -SayangSabah