A woman believed to have been gang-raped by six men, one of whom she befriended through a messaging application, WeChat.
According to BERNAMA, Kulai District Police chief, Superintendent Tok Beng Yeow explained that they received an emergency phone call from a 29-year-old woman at 5:55 am.
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On Monday (December 7th), a team of police from the Criminal Investigation Department of the Kulai District Police Headquarters raided a house in Taman Muhibah Saleng and then the Kulai bus terminal compound between 8.50 am to 1.50 pm.
Tok said in a statement: “The investigation found that the victim was raped in turns without her consent by all the suspects in the house.
“The Johor Police Contingent Headquarters forensic team was also present at the scene to assist in the investigation and the results of the initial investigation found that the victim got to know one of the suspects through the WeChat application last month.”
The police arrested six suspects aged between 18 and 25, who all tested negative for drugs.
The suspects have been remanded for further investigation until December 13th, and the case is being investigated under Section 376 of the Penal Code.
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