Rape trial of Tronoh rep begins

AFTER several postponements, the trial of Paul Yong Choo Kiong finally began at the Ipoh High Court today, with the prosecution saying it will prove that the Tronoh state assemblyman did rape his Indonesian maid and that there was no conspiracy.

Perak state prosecution director Jamil Aripin said the prosecution would present evidence to show that the charge was based on a complaint and investigations conducted in accordance with the law and that there was no plot to victimise the accused or smear his reputation.

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