Man claims trial over sexual grooming charge

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A MAN, 45, claimed trial yesterday over the charge of sexually grooming a 13-year-old boy last year.

Dayemo @ Abdul Aziz Hj Moktal also pleaded not guilty to four counts of showing adult video to three children. All of the victims, whose names are withheld to protect their identities, were aged 13 at the time of the incident.

The defendant was released on an $8,000 bail.

He was further ordered to report to the investigating officer, not to approach the three boys and their respective families directly or indirectly and not to re-offend while out on bail.

The Brunei Times