Security guard charged with molesting step-daughter

KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 — A man pleaded not guilty in the Magistrate’s Court here today to two counts of molesting his step-daughter early this year.

The 60-year-old security guard was alleged to have hugged and kissed the 12-year-old, with intent to outrage her modesty in a car opposite a school in Wangsa Maju between 6am and 8am, on Jan 28.

In the second charge, he was accused of hugging the waist of the victim and groped her with intent to outrage her modesty on a wooden seat at a house in Wangsa Maju at 1am on Jan 31.

The man was charged under Section 354 of the Penal Code which provides for a jail term of up to 10 years, or with a fine or whipping, or any two of the penalties, upon conviction.

Magistrate Mohd Rehan Mohd Aris set bail at RM10,000 in one surety for both charges and fixed June 14 for mention. — Bernama

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