Cop gets 100 months' jail for sexually assaulting girl, 6

GEORGE TOWN, Malaysia - A 55-year-old policeman has been sentenced to 100 months' jail by the Sessions Court here for sexually assaulting a six-year-old girl.

The court found the corporal guilty of inserting his finger into her private parts at a police quarters near here between May 28 and June 12, 2011.

The offence, under Section 377CA of the Penal Code, carries a maximum 20 years' jail and whipping upon conviction.

The policeman was spared the rotan in view of his age.