Arrested: 27-year-old man after trainee teacher’s complaint of having been molested on express bus

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1. Police have arrested a 27-year-old man after he allegedly molested a trainee teacher while she was sleeping in an express bus. Bernama reports the 21-year-old claimed she was molested by the suspect when the bus stopped for a break at Ajil, Hulu Terengganu, at about 4am.

2. Melaka criminal investigation department chief Lim Meng Seah said the suspect was arrested as soon as the bus from Kelantan arrived at the Melaka Sentral terminus at 10.30am today. The victim is enrolled in a teacher training college in Melaka.

3. State exco Akmal Saleh says he received a message asking for help in relation to an incident of sexual harassment. “This morning at dawn, I received a message from a friend on Facebook regarding an incident that happened to an acquaintance while returning to Melaka.”

4. “This young victim was too afraid to call out for help and could only cry. Then I and some friends waited in Melaka to assist this girl.” Akmal urged women not to remain silent and to lodge a report immediately if they were molested, especially when using public transport.

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Trainee teacher reports molest while asleep – bus driver arrested

FMT Reporters

May 8, 2022 8:53 PM

PETALING JAYA: Police arrested a 27-year-old man after a 21-year-old trainee teacher reported that she was molested while sleeping in an express bus.

State criminal investigation department chief Lim Meng Seah said the suspect was arrested as soon as the bus from Kelantan arrived at the Melaka Sentral terminus here at 10.30am today.

State executive councillor Akmal Saleh said he had received a message asking for help in relation to an incident of sexual harassment.

“This morning at dawn, I received a message from a friend on Facebook regarding an incident that happened to an acquaintance while returning to Melaka. This young victim was too afraid to call out for help and could only cry. Then I and some friends waited in Melaka to assist this girl,” he said.

Lim said the victim is enrolled in a teacher training college in the state, Bernama reported.

She claimed she was molested by the suspect when the bus stopped for a break at Ajil, Hulu Terengganu, at about 4am.

“Based on the information, police detained the driver, who is from Kota Tinggi, Johor, as soon as the express bus arrived at Melaka Sentral,” Lim said.

Akmal urged women not to remain silent and to lodge a report immediately if they were molested, especially when using public transport. He said the authorities took the issue of outrage of modesty seriously.

https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2022/05/08/trainee-teacher-reports-molest-while-asleep-bus-driver-arrested/?fbclid=IwAR1MdMDQmuiNmRpGJ9L3M-4kKEcTJ2GJ7b1ixcpY5Tl0bxy42dEPCrKV8Yc

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