20 May '11, 2am

51-yr-old man jailed 12 years for engaging in consensual sex acts with his girlfriend's niece when she was just 13.

A 51-YEAR-OLD man who started engaging in consensual sex acts with his girlfriend's niece when the latter was just 13 was jailed for 12 years on Thursday. The man, a maintenance worker and cleaner, pleaded guilty to two charges of statutory rape and one charge of oral sex. Three charges of sexual assault against a minor, a charge of statutory rape and a charge of committing an indecent act with a child were taken into consideration. He was 48 and she was 13 at the time of the first offence; the acts occurred between March 2008 and July 2009. Now 16, she is a waitress and cannot be named to protect her identity. The man, who has seven children from three marriages, started a relationship with the aunt in 2006 and later moved into her rental flat. The girl also moved into the flat in April 2009. She treated the man like her uncle. Read the full report in Friday's edition of ...

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