Shahidan Kassim pleads not guilty to sexually assaulting underage girl

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KANGAR (Nov 12): Former Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim was charged in the Sessions court here today with sexually assaulting an underage girl.

However, he pleaded not guilty to the charge before judge Johari Hassan.

Shahidan, who is Arau Member of Parliament, was charged with sexually assaulting the girl, aged 15 years and seven months, by touching her arm in a vehicle at the compound of  Tuanku Syed Putra Stadium here at about 11.30 pm last Oct 20. - Bernama