Disabled Woman Breaks Silence On Sexual Assaults

Disabled Woman Breaks Silence On Sexual Assaults

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BEAUFORT, SABAH – Police arrested a 56-year-old man who had been allegedly raping a disabled woman here five times since 17 May.

The 24-year-old victim who has a speech impediment could finally express the pain to her mother who lodged a police report yesterday.

District police chief, DSP Yusoff Zaki Mat Yaacob said the man coerced her into keeping it a secret.

“According to the victim she had also been subject to sexual harassment thought the ordeal…

“She will be referred to the Likas Women and Children’s Hospital to aid investigations,” he said when contacted by reporters.

The case is classified under Section 376 of the Penal Code for rape.