16 Jan '11, 4am

M'sia police have arrested a 15-year-old boy in connection with alleged acts of sexual abuse at a children's home

GEORGE TOWN (Malaysia) - POLICE have arrested a 15-year-old boy in connection with alleged acts of sexual misconduct at a children's home here. It is learnt the boy was detained at a children's home in Sungai Petani at about 1am on Saturday. Sources said the boy has been remanded until Jan 18 to facilitate investigations. George Town OCPD Asst Comm Gan Kong Meng confirmed the arrest. The boy was the first person arrested by the police after a 41-year-old businesswoman lodged a police report at the Patani Road police station on Wednesday alleging that some children from the home were sexually abused. The woman, who wanted to be known only as Lim had claimed that a group of about 10 children went to see her on Dec 13 last year asking for help. She said one of the boy, a 15-year-old (not the one detained) related that he was sodomised and forced to perform oral sex on others....

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