A Malaysian police inspector has been arrested for allegedly raping a 19-year-old suspect in a theft case.
Kuala Lumpur police chief, Senior Assistant Commissioner Tajuddin Md Isa, said the officer, 33, who is attached to the Brickfields district police headquarters, was arrested on Sunday morning."We view this case and allegation very seriously ," Mr Tajuddin said.
The officer allegedly raped the girl in his office at about 6am on Wednesday, reported The Star.
The girl and her boyfriend, who were suspected of stealing, were arrested by the officer at a house at about 3am.
She was brought to the inspector's office, while her boyfriend was in the lock-up.
She claimed that she was raped while she was asleep. She was let go an hour after the incident.
A police report was lodged several hours after she was released
This article was first published on Sep 23, 2014.
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