The accused, aged 50, had earlier pleaded guilty to raping his 14-year-old daughter but changed his plea yesterday after appointing a defence counsel.

Judge Zamri Bakar asked him angrily: “Are you insulting the court?

“You pleaded guilty at the beginning and now you are changing your plea. Why did you plead guilty in the first place?”

The accused had on Jan 14 pleaded guilty and the court fixed Feb 13 for sentencing.

However, on Feb 13, the prosecution sought a postponement as the medical report on the victim was not ready.

Zamri then fixed yesterday for facts and sentencing.

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