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Malaysian jailed for sex with minor after uproar

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A Malaysian high court on Monday jailed a man for more than five years for having sex with a 12-year-old girl, following outrage over an earlier verdict to free him on probation. 

This file illustration photo shows a prison guard patroling the perimeter fence of a detention facility in Kamunting. A Malaysian high court on Monday jailed a man for more than five years for having sex with a 12-year-old girl, following outrage over an earlier verdict to free him on probation.

A high court in northern Penang state upheld Chuah Guan Jiu's conviction and ordered him jailed for five-and-a-half years on two charges of statutory rape, his lawyer Yusuf Idris said.

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