KOTA KINABALU: Two men were charged at Sessions Court here to gang raping a teenage girl in Beaufort district last year.
Sudirman Mahyuddin and Kamaruddin Amir pleaded not guilty to the charge before Judge Azreena Aziz.
The duo were alleged to have committed the offence on a 17-year-old girl between 11pm on Sept 4 and 6am on Sept 5 last year at a lodging house in Beaufort.
Two others - Mohammad Gerseyrey Abd Mulok and Mohd Dzulhilmy Ibrahim - who were supposed to be jointly charged were absent in court.
Azreena set April 16 for case management and July 2 and 3 as well as July 30 and 31 for trial against Sudirman and Kamaruddin.
The offence carries a minimum imprisonment of 10 years and a maximum 30 years, if convicted.
Both Sudirman and Kamaruddin were unrepresented.