Thai woman claims Malacca immigration officer raped her

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China Press reported that a Thai woman claimed that she was raped by an Immigration officer at the Machap Umboo Immigration Depot in Malacca.

The 28-year-old, through a friend, lodged a police report and told the Chinese daily on Tuesday about what had happened.

The friend, who is also a Thai national married to a local man, claimed that both of them were picked up at a massage parlour in Malacca, together with three other Thai women at 11pm on March 7.

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"We were brought to the Immigration De­­pot the next morning, and on March 9, the Im­mi­gration officer recorded our statements," she said, claiming that her friend was raped during questioning.

"She was so afraid and asked me to lodge a report when I was released," she said, adding that she possessed a marriage certificate and travel document.

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