Woman, boyfriend arrested in Kota Damansara over child abuse


PETALING JAYA: A woman and her boyfriend were detained for allegedly abusing three of her children.

Petaling Jaya OCPD Asst Comm Mohamad Fakhrudin Abdul Hamid said the 30-year-old woman and her 38-year-old boyfriend were detained at their home in Kota Damansara at about 4pm on Friday (Aug 27).

“There are signs of abuse on the bodies of the two girls aged four and six as well as their seven-year-old male sibling.

“We also seized three canes, believed to have been used by the suspects,” he said when contacted on Saturday (Aug 28).

Both suspects are being investigated under Section 31(1)(a) of the Child Act 2001, he added.

ACP Mohamad Fakhrudin advised the public to be alert of crimes occurring in their neighbourhood.

“We hope the public can pass information to the police on crimes, especially abuse and domestic violence, so that the victims can be rescued as soon as possible.

“Contact the police or ‘Talian Kasih’ at 15999,” he added.

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