05 Apr '11, 9am

Ong Mingwee was sentenced to 7 years' jail, 8 strokes of the cane for raping a girl he met at a nightspot

Ong Mingwee was sentenced to 7 years' jail, 8 strokes of the cane for raping a girl he met at a nightspot

Ong Mingwee was sentenced to seven years' jail and eight strokes of the cane for raping a 22-year-old girl he met hours earlier at a nightspot. -- ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW ONG Mingwee was sentenced to seven years' jail and eight strokes of the cane on Tuesday for raping a 22-year-old girl he met hours earlier at a nightspot. But the 29-year-old self-employed man who runs a family-owned provision shop at Block 203 Toa Payoh North is appealing. He was found guilty, after a nine-day trial, of raping the woman at a unit above the shop in the early hours of Feb 12, 2009. Ong was introduced to the woman at Zouk disco at Jiak Kim Street when he went there with his brother. He claimed that the woman seduced him when they were dancing at the dance floor. He further testified in his defence that while taking her home in a cab at about 4am, they kissed, and she agreed to his suggesti...

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