KUALA LUMPUR – Two students of Tunas Bakti School who were also residing there today pleaded not guilty to a charge of sodomising a friend, last year.
M. Prabudevaan, 20, and A. Ravichandran, 19, made the plea after the charge was read out separately before Judge Datin M. Kunasundary in the Sessions Court here.
Prabudevaan allegedly committed unnatural sex on the male student, who was then 17 years and four months old, in the bathroom area of Sekolah Tunas Bakti Sungai Besi here in July last year.
Ravichandran was also alleged to have committed the act on the same victim in the detention room of the school at 4.30pm, on Oct 5, last year.
They were charged under Section 377C of the Penal Code which provides for five to 20 years in jail and caning upon conviction.
Deputy public prosecutor Liyana Zawani Mohd Radzi prosecuted while both the accused were not represented.
The court set July 6 for mention. – BERNAMA