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Quran tutor accused of molesting young schoolgirls

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, October 22 2019   /  01:20 am

A Quran tutor in Jatinegara, East Jakarta, is suspected of molesting seven elementary school girls.The tutor, identified only as AI, allegedly offered his victims money for them not to resist nor divulge his deeds.The alleged abuse, however, was revealed after one of the victims’ mothers became suspicious of changes in her daughter. The mother examined her child, who felt pain while urinating, and revealed that she had been
molested.“The mother asked her if she was sick and the child revealed that she had been molested by AI, who was a Quran teacher,” said Bambang Purwanto, 55, a member of a nearby community unit service, on Saturday, as quoted by kompas.com.Bambang said that after finding out what had happened, the girl’s mother did not immediately report to the police but went to a number of her daughter’s friends and found out that there were others who had allegedly als...