Foreigner denies outraging modesty of five-year-old girl

|     Fadley Faisal     |

A FOREIGN national has denied a charge in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday, of outraging the modesty of a five-year-old girl.

Shahban Alam, 30, allegedly sexually assaulted the child at a tailor’s shop at 9.30pm on January 3.

DPP Atiyyah Abas’ charge carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and caning.

Magistrate Hajah Noor Amalina binti Dato Paduka Haji Alaihuddin adjourned the case to January 23 for trial dates to be fixed.