A 30-year-old woman in Malaysia had been arrested for allegedly forcing her teenage daughter into prostitution, local media reported on Monday.
The mother, who resides in Sarawak state, was “trying to pay off her debts” by forcing her 14-year-old daughter to have sex with a man, the Star Online reported.
“The mother forced her 14-year-old daughter to have sex with a man in order to pay off debts,” Police Chief, Dev Kumar, told The Star Online,
He added that the girl was raped three times in a hotel.
Kumar said the man paid more than 200 dollars to the karaoke bar owner to have sex with the girl, according to the Star.
A village official assisted the girl to report the matter to the police on Sunday and the mother and the karaoke owner were arrested.
“We are now looking for the man, who allegedly had sex with the girl.
“The case has been classified as rape,” Kumar added. (dpa/NAN)