Alleged doctor arrested in the molestation case of a teenage girl

By Aida Aziz

PARIT: A man with the title of doctor was arrested after he was believed to be involved in the molestation of a 15-year-old girl last Tuesday.

According to the Central Perak District Police Chief, Supt. Hafezul Helmi Hamzah, the victim made a report on Tuesday at the Bota Police Station, Central Perak District Police Headquarters, around 9.14pm.

“The victim said she was sexually harassed by a man believed to be a doctor while seeking treatment at a hospital here.

“Following on from the police report, on Wednesday around 2pm, a team of police officers from IPD Perak Tengah arrested a man with the title of doctor.

“The suspect has been remanded for further investigation and the victim is in a stable condition,” he said in a media statement last night.

Hafezul Helmi said the case was investigated in accordance with Section 14 (a) of the Sexual Offenses Against Children Act 2017.

Therefore, he said, anyone who has information about the incident can contact the Case Investigating Officer Insp. Mohamad Zulkarnaiin Jusoh at 013-9740294.

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