Cleaner jailed more than 8 years for repeatedly molesting stepdaughter

Cleaner jailed more than 8 years for repeatedly molesting stepdaughter

Yahoo Singapore·2018-01-30 19:10

A 53-year-old cleaner who molested his stepdaughter on multiple occasions over a period of close to two years was jailed eight years and 38 weeks on Tuesday (30 January).

The man pleaded guilty to five charges of outraging the modesty of the girl, who was 11 years old when the first offence took place. Ten other similar charges were taken into consideration during his sentencing in the State Courts. Both the man and the girl cannot be named due to a gag order.

In a previous hearing, the court was told that when the girl asked her stepfather for permission to go to the playground on at least three occasions, he would ask her for sex. He committed the offences in their one-room flat while he was alone with the girl, who suffered in silence throughout her ordeal.

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