Police task force sent to Baram to probe rape claims
star | ..A special task force set up by the police has been sent to Baram, Sarawak, to investigate the alleged rape and other abuses against Penan women and children by loggers.
It is learnt that a four-man team under the supervision of Sarawak Commissioner of Police Deputy Commissioner Datuk Mohamad Salleh went to Baram on Friday to identify the area as well as the victims.
DCP Mohmad Salleh said he has directed the team to conduct a thorough investigation into the alleged rapes and abuses that took place in 1994.
“Although the incident took place some 14 years ago I want to assure the public that we will investigate the matter without fear or favour.... selanjutnya.