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Kuching Man Allegedly Sold His 10-Year-Old Daughter To Friend For Sex

The 45-year-old father was arrested after his daughter told her school teacher about it.

Cover image via The Borneo Post & Free Malaysia Today

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The Magistrate's Court in Kuching, Sarawak has extended the remand of a 45-year-old man who has been accused of selling his 10-year-old daughter for sexual services

According to The Borneo Post, the father, who is the first suspect in the case, was arrested on 27 September, after his daughter told her school teacher about his actions and lodged a police report about it.

The first suspect is escorted by police at the courthouse.

Image via The Borneo Post

It is believed that the 45-year-old was selling his daughter to a friend for sexual services

He was subsequently arrested on 27 September around 2pm in Matang, while his friend, the second suspect, was arrested on 29 September.

They were both placed under remand to assist in investigations.

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Image via Free Malaysia Today

The first suspect was previously remanded for five days from 28 September

However, yesterday, 3 October, Magistrate Zaiton Anuar extended the remand order until 10 October, which means the man will be held for a further seven days.

Meanwhile, the 44-year-old second suspect has been remanded from 30 September to 6 October.

The case is being investigated under Section 31(1)(b) of the Child Act 2001 for child neglect and abandonment and Section 376 of the Penal Code for rape.

If you or someone you know may be at risk or has experienced sexual abuse or assault, please reach out to these Malaysian organisations:

1. WOMEN'S AID ORGANISATION (WAO)
Operating hours: 24-hour
Contact: +603-30008858
SMS/WhatsApp: +6018-9888058
Website | Facebook | Twitter

2. ALL WOMEN'S ACTION SOCIETY (AWAM)
Operating hours: Monday to Friday (9.30am - 5.30pm)
Contact: +603-78770224
WhatsApp/Telegram: +6016-2284221 | +6016-2374221
Email: [email protected]
Website | Facebook | Twitter

3. WOMEN'S CENTRE FOR CHANGE PENANG (WCC PENANG)
Operating hours: Monday to Friday (9am - 5pm)
Contact: +604-2280342 | +604-3988340
WhatsApp: +6011-31084001 | +6016-4180342
Email: [email protected]
Website | Facebook | Twitter

4. SARAWAK WOMEN FOR WOMEN SOCIETY (SWWS)
Operating hours: Monday (7pm - 9pm),Tuesday to Thursday (9.30am - 11.30am), Saturday (2pm - 4pm)
Contact: +6082-368853
SMS/WhatsApp: +6016-5822660 | +6013-8044285
Email: [email protected]
Website | Facebook | Twitter

5. SABAH WOMEN'S ACTION-RESOURCE GROUP (SAWO)
Operating hours: Monday to Friday (9am - 5pm)
Contact: +6088-280200 | +6011-27908020
Email: [email protected]
Website | Facebook | Twitter

6. PROTECT AND SAVE THE CHILDREN (PS THE CHILDREN)
Operating hours: Monday to Friday (3pm - 12am)
WhatsApp: +6016-7213065
Email: [email protected]
Website | Facebook | Twitter

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.

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