A man in Kuala Terengganu was recently brought to trial for raping and impregnating his 12-year-old daughter
Berita Harian reported that he was charged at the Sessions Court for two counts of rape, but pleaded not guilty.
The first count alleged that the 41-year-old raped his daughter around 3am to 4am between mid-July to early August at a house in Kuala Terengganu.
Meanwhile, the second count accused him of repeating the offence between 3am and 4am on 17 August at the same location.
While sitting for her Ujian Penilaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR), the victim felt nauseous and vomited.
A doctor's check-up later revealed that she was already seven weeks pregnant.
If found guilty, the man could be charged under Section 376B of the Penal Code for incest
The maximum penalty is a 30-year imprisonment and 10 counts of whipping.
The trial will resume on Friday, 25 October and he was not allowed bail.