12 November 2008
A 37-year-old factory worker yesterday pleaded guilty to two counts of raping his daughter and was sentenced to 51 years’ jail and 40 strokes of the cane. The man allegedly raped her at A-1, Lepar Utara 4 staff quarters on 16 March 2007 between 2am and 2.30am and again on 15 December 2007. His daughter was 12 years old during the first offence.
The man’s eldest 17-year-old son also pleaded guilty in juvenile court for raping the same victim at the same place on 27 September 2008. His case has been set for mention on 6 January 2009.
The victim is the second of eight siblings.
The court judge ordered that the man’s sentences to be run consecutively from the date of arrest on 4 November 2008.
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