Rape at detention centre: Malacca CM wants thorough probe

Source: FMT News

Idris Haron says no stone must be left unturned as doubts raised over details in Thai woman's claim of being raped by an immigration department officer. Pic from FMT News.

Idris Haron says no stone must be left unturned as doubts raised over details in Thai woman’s claim of being raped by an immigration department officer. Pic from FMT News.

PETALING JAYA: Malacca Chief Minister Idris Haron says a comprehensive probe must be carried out as questions emerge over a Thai masseuse’s claim that she was raped at the Machap Umboo detention centre in the state.

According to media reports, the 32-year-old woman told her younger sister that she had been raped by an immigration department officer after being detained following a raid on a massage centre on March 7.

However, The Star said today that doubts were surfacing as her 28-year-old sister only lodged a police report on March 21. This was despite the incident allegedly occurring on March 9.

According to the report, investigators are now looking into every possibility.

“A comprehensive probe must be carried out and the proper action must be taken if there has been any wrongdoing,” Idris was quoted as saying. Read more