SINGAPORE - Malacca has been rocked by yet another case of a teenage girl forced into the sex trade by a friend.
The victim lodged a police report on Sunday saying that the man forced her to have sex with his friends by threatening to sell her to a Thai pimp, The Star reported.
The 14-year-old said she went on a joyride to a resort in the town of Alor Gajah, Malacca, with a male friend nicknamed Gemok (Fatty) at about 3am on Aug 3.
Once there, the girl met three men, who took her to a chalet and said they had paid Gemok for her services. They raped her.
She was also threatened with being sold to a Thai pimp if she refused.
A relative said the girl told him that she regretted following Gemok that night.
"We have lodged a police report and will let investigations reveal whether Gemok was linked to any prostitution ring in Thailand," he said.
Earlier this month, The Star reported a case of teen prostitution in Merlimau, Malacca.
A man had tried to rescue his 13-year-old daughter, who was allegedly pimped out to nine men by her 26-year-old boyfriend.
The teen was into drugs and was offered RM20 (S$8) for each session of sex.
The 46-year-old businessman stormed the house where his daughter was servicing clients, but was stopped by two men inside.
He claimed that the men tried to attack him, so he shouted and passers-by came to the rescue.
Only then was he able to take his daughter away.
The girl is now under the care of the Welfare Department.