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KUALA LUMPUR, 31 Jan (Bernama) -- Mahkamah Tinggi di sini mengekalkan

hukuman penjara 20 tahun dan tujuh sebatan yang dikenakan terhadap bekas anggota

tentera yang didakwa merogol seorang kerani selepas melanggarnya dengan sebuah

kereta, dua tahun lepas.

Hakim Amelia Tee Hong Geok Abdullah menolak rayuan tertuduh, Che Mohd

Sufian@Che Bastian Che Rashid, 31, dan mengekalkan keputusan Mahkamah Sesyen di

sini selepas mendapati pihak pembelaan gagal menimbulkan keraguan munasabah

terhadap pertuduhan itu di akhir kes pembelaan.

Beliau membuat keputusan itu selepas mendengar hujahan yang dikemukakan

Timbalan Pendakwa Raya P.Viknesvaran dan peguam Adenan Ismail.

Amelia, dalam penghakimannya berkata Hakim Emilia Kaswati Mohamad Khalid

tidak terkhilaf ketika mensabitkan tertuduh atas pertuduhan yang dihadapi dan

menjatuhkan hukuman terhadapnya pada 13 Dis 2011.

Beliau berkata faktor mitigasi yang dikemukakan Adenan bahawa anak guamnya

kehilangan pekerjaan setelah disabitkan bersalah bukanlah faktor mitigasi yang

diambil kira mahkamah kerana ia adalah akibat perbuatan yang dilakukannya




Tertuduh didakwa merogol wanita berusia 31 tahun itu di sebuah rumah di

Jalan AU 25/26, Ampang antara 7.20 pagi dan 8.30 pagi, 20 Nov 2011.

Berdasarkan perbicaraan kes, ketika mangsa sedang berjalan di Jalan Gurney

untuk ke tempat kerja, tiba-tiba dia dilanggar sebuah kereta milik tertuduh

dan kemudian mangsa jatuh lalu tertuduh mempelawa untuk membawanya ke hospital.

Namun, mangsa tidak dibawa ke hospital sebaliknya dibawa ke rumah tertuduh.

Sejurus tiba di rumah itu, tertuduh membenamkan muka mangsa di atas tilam

dan mengikat tangan mangsa ke belakang dengan menggunakan pita pelekat lalu


Pada 7 Ogos tahun lepas tertuduh memfailkan rayuan di Mahkamah Tinggi bagi

mengurangkan hukuman.



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