More charges of rape and robbery brought against Rambo Bentong

More charges of rape and robbery brought against Rambo Bentong

RAUB - A serial rapist known as Rambo Bentong, who is already facing 133 years in prison and 50 lashes, pleaded guilty to three additional charges of rape, causing hurt and committing robbery at a Sessions Court here Monday.

Rabidin Satir, 42, from Tambunan, Sabah, admitted to raping a 28-year-old woman in front of her husband at the Bentong Forestry Department staff quarters between 3.50am and 4.30am on Nov 3, last year.

The accused is also charged with inflicting injuries that could lead to death, between 4.10am and 4.30am the same day.

Both charges under Section 376 (2) of the Penal Code carry a jail term of up to 30 years and whipping upon conviction.

Rabidin also admitted to committing robbery between 3.50am and 4.30am on the same day and place.

The offence, under Section 394 of the same Act, carries a jail term of up to 20 years and whipping.

Sessions judge Shahrizat Ismail fixed Oct 31 for the court to study the facts of the case.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Atiqah Liyana Syahril prosecuted.

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