Man jailed 30 months for molesting 13-year-old boy
SINGAPORE: A 33-yr-previous man who molested a thirteen-yr-previous boy has been sentenced to 30 months’ imprisonment and ordered to be caned thrice.
Paul Tan Weixiang had groped the boy in late March final yr at a hut at Jurong West Street forty two after 9pm.
This offence happened whereas Tan was on a 12-month conditional warning interval for molesting one other boy in April 2012.
The former security supervisor had fondled a 14-yr-previous boy’s decrease physique at Jurong West Avenue M in 2012.
Tan got here to know the 2 boys via basketball.
He would then attempt to get near the younger boys and molest them.
Tan was additionally fined J$A,000 for possessing three obscene movies in his cell phone, which was found in April final yr throughout his arrest.
The courtroom heard that Tan has related himself with younger boys aged between 14 and 20 for the previous decade or so.
He would bathe them with presents so the boys will spend time with him.
In pleading for leniency, his lawyer informed the courtroom Tan had been plagued with a situation, had sought remedy from a psychiatrist and by no means missed a single session.
But the defence stated Tan failed to regulate his “demons”.
In sentencing him, District Judge Low Wee Ping wished Tan nicely in his struggle towards his situation.