According to a report in The Star Online, 1 October, a 13-year-old Form One girl was sexually assaulted by two senior students within the school compound in Jasin near Melaka on Tuesday afternoon
In the incident that happened on 27 September, the Form One girl was dragged inside school's storeroom by two of her seniors at about 2.30pm, where they allegedly took off her uniform and raped her, reported The Star Online.
According to the report, a member of the administrative staff happened to hear the girl's scream and had rushed inside the storeroom to check.
Following which, the two boys fled the scene and the staff member took the girl to the principal's office, where she related the whole ordeal she went through.
One of the boys, however, claimed that the girl had consented
A report was lodged at the Jasin police station on Thursday and the girl was sent for a medical check-up, said State CID Chief Senior Asst Commissioner Kamaluddin Kassim.
Police also picked up the two students, aged 14 and 15, to assist in the probe in the case that the police are currently investigating under statutory rape.
Malacca Action Group For Parents in Education Chairman Mak Chee Kin, while expressing shock and disbelief over the incident, called for stronger measures on security and safety in schools. He said:
Meanwhile, this is not the first time that reports of underage kids indulging in sexual activities have come out in recent times.
Just in August this year, a group of 7 underage individuals, 6 boys and 1 girl, engaged in orgies for months in Malacca: