Man Sentenced to 43 Years’ Jail for Sex Offences

23 November 2007

32-year-old Baharudin Sidek from Air Paabas, Alor Gajah, has been sentenced to 43 years of jail time, 20 strokes of the cane and fined RM50,000 for procuring a 14-year-old Form two girl for prostitution and causing a miscarriage without the girl’s consent.

He was charged with:

  • procuring the girl for purposes of prostitution
  • causing a miscarriage without the girl’s consent
  • living on the earnings of the prostitution of another person
  • inserting an object into the girl’s vagina without her consent

Baharudin was alleged to have committed the offences at a house in Taman Hilir, Ujong Pasir July and 8 September 2007.

He was sentenced to 10 years’ jail for the first offence. For causing the miscarriage, he was sentenced to eight years’ jail and fined RM20,000 or two years’ jail. For living on the prostitution earnings, Baharudin was sentenced to 15 years’ jail and 10 strokes of the cane. For the last offence, he was given 10 years’ jail, 10 strokes and RM30,000 fine or two years’ jail.

Baharudin is unemployed, has skin cancer and is a HIV-positive.

Baharudin’s girlfriend, 22-year-old Norshapinah Mohamad of Paya Rumput, was jointly charged for the first three offences as Baharudin. Her case has been fixed on 23 and 24 January for hearing.

New Straits Times – 43 years’ jail, rotan for pimping, sexual abuse

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