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Malaysian police arrest 13 over gang-rape of teenager

Published on May 30, 2014 12:43 PM
 

KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Malaysian police have arrested at least 13 people - many of who are related - over the alleged gang-rape of a 15-year-old girl, reports said on Friday.

The girl was raped on May 20 for hours by a group of men in an abandoned hut in the northern state of Kelantan, local media reports said.

Police are still investigating whether her 17-year-old friend was also raped and how many men were involved in the assault after initial reports stated almost 40 took turns in the gang-rape, The Star newspaper said.

All those detained are from the same village, where the assault took place, and many are related, it reported.

 
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