KK Man Who Raped 4 Children Aged Under 14 Have Been Sentenced To 32 Years In Jail

The children were aged between nine and 14.

Cover image via Khairull Azry Bidin/NST Online

On Friday, 8 June, Kota Kinabalu Sessions Court sentenced a 20-year-old man to 32 years of imprisonment for raping four children

According to a report in NST Online, the accused, Mohd Hafiz Jarashid, pleaded guilty to a total of eight charges involving four children aged between 9 and 14 in sexual acts between 17 and 24 September last year in Papar, Kota Kinabalu.

The man was arrested on 25 september last year

Mohd Hafiz Jarashid was charged under Section 14(a) and 14 (b) of Sexual Offences against Children Act 2017, reported NST Online.

While Hafiz pleaded guilty, in mitigation, he said he repented his actions and asked for a lenient sentence as he wished to find a job

Judge Noor Hafizah Mohd Salini, however, ignored his plea for leniency.

The Sessions Court judge ordered Hafiz to serve his 32-year-long sentence from the date of his arrest on 25 September 2017.

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