KAMPAR: A 31 year-old man alleged to have raped a 16 year-old acquaintance earlier this month is being remanded for seven days.

The suspect, a motorcycle mechanic, was arrested at the district police headquarters after he surrendered himself on Monday.

District police chief Superintendent Ng Kong Soon said the suspect allegedly raped the 16 year-old girl at his rented house at Taman Bandar Baru Barat Kampar here on Sept 1.