Man jailed and caned for raping friend’s 15-year-old daughter
SINGAPORE – When Neo Wei Siong, 35, quarrelled together with his father on Oct 25, 2011 and couldn’t go house, he stayed over at a pal’s home. Two days later, he awakened within the Boon Lay flat to seek out himself alone together with his good friend’s 15-yr-previous daughter, and later raped the minor.
On Wednesday, the warehouse packer was sentenced to seven years in jail and 10 strokes of the cane for the offence. When the decide granted a gag order on the id of the sufferer, Neo, who didn’t have a lawyer, requested for his identify not be revealed within the newspapers. He stated via a Mandarin interpreter that if individuals knew of his rape conviction, he wouldn’t get a job after his launch from jail.
Rebuking Neo, District Judge Lee Poh Choo stated that he had dedicated a heinous crime towards the younger woman.
“Don’t you assume how your actions affected the woman’s future?” the decide requested.