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A 24-year-old stepfather has been remanded for allegedly molesting his 13-year-old stepdaughter in a house at a Felda scheme in the district and has been molesting her since April this year.
The suspect would often molest the victim when he was at home and the last incident happened in mid-September, according to Jempol police chief Supt Hoo Chang Hook.
Hoo stated in a statement saying that the victim was told to keep the matter a secret. However, the victim was able to lodge a police report on Tuesday ( September 28).
The victim has been sent to hospital for examination.
Initial police investigation found that the man admitted to molesting his stepdaughter. He even had a drug record.
The man has been remanded for seven days to assist the investigation under Section 14 (a) of the Sexual Offences Against Children Act 2017.
Main info via Malay Mail