Mongolian women allegedly raped by cop after being stopped at MCO roadblock

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By Chew Lip Song

TWO Mongolian women, aged 20 and 37, were allegedly raped after a police inspector stopped them at a Movement Control Order (MCO) roadblock in Petaling Jaya on Friday night.

The inspector, 30, allegedly committed the crime in a hotel he took the women to and held them there against their will for more than 24 hours, The Malay Mail reported.

The cop has been arrested and remanded for five days to facilitate police investigations, Petaling Jaya Police chief ACP Nik Ezanee Mohd Faisal said.

In the incident, the two women were on their way home in a car hired through e-hailing app.

When the inspector found them not to have any valid travel documents, he forcefully took them to a nearby hotel where the alleged crime took place.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team led by PJ deputy police chief Supt Ku Mashariman Ku Mahmood raided the boutique hotel and rescued the two women.

“The case is being investigated under Section 376(3) of the Penal Code for rape,” Nik Ezanee said.

He said the two victims have been sent for a medical examination and will be placed under an interim protection order (IPO).

“The two women are unable to speak English or Malay so we had to use a translator who is a friend of the two victims,” he said.

A police forensic unit was sent to the hotel room where forensic investigations were carried out.