08 Apr '11, 8am

Waitress fined $3K for making false rape report

Waitress fined $3K for making false rape report

SHE felt guilty cheating on her boyfriend so she lied to him about being raped. Upon his urging, Li Jieyin, 22, lodged a police report. On Friday, the plump waitress was fined $3,000 for giving false information to Senior Staff Sergeant Matthew Ng of the Bedok North neighbourhood police centre on May 14, 2009. She told police she had been raped by 'Didi, her godbrother' in the Golden Dragon Hotel in Geylang Road two days earlier on May 12. However, a medical examination revealed no bruising on her body or any signs of a struggle. Deputy Public Prosecutor Darren Goh also told the court that Li confessed to Senior Station Inspector Cecilia Yeo eight days later about making up the rape accusation. She admitted that her guilty conscience prompted her to tell her boyfriend when they met later that day at the Pasir Ris MRT station but she also told him that Didi had forced himse...

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