On 20/3/2017, the maximum 24 strokes of the cane was and 23 and a half years’ jail was pronounce judgment on to a 42-year old man who sexually assaulted his birth daughter.
For recurrently ill-treating his daughter, for more than two years, from 2011 until 2014 he was convicted of 10 charges last month. Mentioning the father’s lack of repentance and directing to “the depth of depravity” he had gone to present a “vexatious defence”. Prosecutors wanted a sentence of 24 years’ jail and 24 strokes of the cane for him.
The father argued that his penis was deformed due to a botch penis enlargement procedure so to commit the offences was impossible.
Deputy Public Prosecutor April Phang said, calling the defence “sinister and ill-conceived”. A cock and bull story