March trial for foreigner accusedof outraging modesty of 2 young girls

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BELAIT

TRIAL for a foreigner accused of outraging the modesty of two underage girls in Seria between 2010 and 2015 will take place in March next year.

The 55-year-old man of Chinese ethnicity will face four separate charges after pleading not guilty on May 25 before the Magistrate's Court in Bandar Seri Begawan.

His first charge involved an incident which took place in 2010.

He allegedly took a 14-year-old girl’s hand and placed it on his private parts.

He is also charged with doing the same to another 14-year-old girl in 2011, as well as grabbing the girl’s breast on a separate occasion.

The defendant is also accused of rubbing his private parts on the same girl’s back earlier last March. All the offences took place in Seria.

If found guilty, the defendant could serve five years in jail with whipping for each offence.

The Brunei Times