21 Apr '11, 5am

Youth #raped 14-year-old step-sister 4 times

Youth #raped 14-year-old step-sister 4 times

SOURCE: The Straits Times He committed offence four times; girl was 14 when first raped and gave birth last year A YOUTH who raped his step-sister on four occasions was jailed for 10 years and ordered to be given 12 strokes of the cane yesterday. The girl, aged 14 at the time of the first rape, had not told her family as she felt ashamed of what had happened. She gave birth to a girl early last year and the child has since been fostered out. The accused, now 18, pleaded guilty to two counts of rape in February and March in 2009 and the other two charges were considered during sentencing. He cannot be named to protect the girl’s identity. The pair had been living in the same household since 1997 when the victim’s father married the accused’s mother. They have a younger half-brother. Arguing for an appropriate jail term and caning, Deputy Public Prosecutor Gail Wong said the...

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