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9-Year-Old Girl In PJ Confides To Her Aunt That Her Nanny's Husband Molested Her

He has since been remanded for seven days.

Cover image via APN

On 3 November, a 45-year-old man molested a child who has been under the care of his childminder wife. However, the incident only came to light after the victim confided about it to her aunt recently.

The incident took place in Desa Mentari, Petaling Jaya.

During which, the victim, who is nine, was at home alone when the childminder's husband whom the victim knew appeared on the pretext of wanting to return her face mask, reported Bernama.

"While in the house, the suspect insisted on the victim sitting beside him before he began to molest her," Petaling Jaya district deputy police chief Supt Ku Mashariman Ku Mahmood said.

The victim started screaming repeatedly, which prompted the 45-year-old suspect to run away.

The nine-year-old then contacted her aunt.

A file photo of Supt Ku Mashariman.

Image via Polis Daerah Petaling Jaya (Facebook)

Ku Mashiraman said the suspect tried to escape when approached by the victim's aunt and her husband on Friday night, 20 November

"The complainant's husband called out to the suspect but he tried to escape and a fight ensued between them, but the suspect was subsequently arrested and taken to the Petaling Jaya Police Station," he added.

He has since been remanded for seven days

According to Ku Mashiraman, the suspect worked as a forklift driver.

The case is being investigated under Section 14 (a) of the Sexual Offences Against Children Act 2017 which provides for a maximum of 20 years imprisonment and whipping if convicted.

These Malaysian organisations aim to help survivors of rape and sexual assault:

1. WOMEN'S AID ORGANISATION (WAO)
Operating hours: 24-hour
Contact: +603-79563488
SMS/WhatsApp: +6018-9888058
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2. ALL WOMEN'S ACTION SOCIETY (AWAM)
Operating hours: Weekdays (9.30am - 4.30pm)
Contact: +603-78770224
WhatsApp: +6016-2284221 | +6016-2374221
Email: [email protected]
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3. WOMEN'S CENTRE FOR CHANGE PENANG (WCC PENANG)
Operating hours: Weekdays (9am - 5pm)
Contact: +604-2280342 | +604-3988340
WhatsApp: +6011-31084001 | +6016-4390698
Email: [email protected]
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4. SARAWAK WOMEN FOR WOMEN SOCIETY (SWWS)
Operating hours: Monday to Friday (9am to 5.30pm)
Contact: +6082-422660
SMS/WhatsApp: +6013-8044285
Email: [email protected]
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5. SABAH WOMEN'S ACTION-RESOURCE GROUP (SAWO)
Operating hours: Monday to Friday (9am to 2pm)
Contact: +6088-280200
Email: [email protected]
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6. PROTECT AND SAVE THE CHILDREN (PS THE CHILDREN)
Operating hours: Monday to Friday (8.30am to 5.30pm)
Contact: +6016-2273065 | +6016-7213065
WhatsApp: +6016-7213065
Email: [email protected]
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7. INTERNET WATCH FOUNDATION (IWF)
Anonymously and confidentially report child sexual abuse content and non-photographic child sexual abuse images with IWF's Reporting Portal

Meanwhile, a disturbing account of a single mother who alleges sexual assault at the hands of a surgeon has surfaced after she lodged a report at a police station in Penang earlier this month:

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