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Malaysia police probe claims of sexual and physical abuse at childcare centre

Published on Mar 3, 2014 10:15 AM
 

JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Police are probing shocking reports of sexual and physical abuse at a childcare centre in Taman Abad which was registered as a kindergarten but has been operating as a hostel.

The centre's discipline teacher, an African man in his 40s, is alleged to have sexually abused the girls aged between four and seven years old.

Two of the older boys in the home, both aged 14, are also alleged to have sexually abused the younger children.

Ms M. Letchumy, 39, who quit as an assistant in the centre recently after working there since November last year, said the "discipline teacher" took advantage of the girls whenever he came in during lunchtime.

 
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