19 Jan '11, 2am

Man accused of raping his student told the court of his 'Tiger' wife, who he said controlled his life for 12 years

THE 45-year-old martial arts instructor accused of having sex with his teenage student broke down on the stand on Tuesday, while talking about how his wife had controlled his life for 12 years. He referred to his wife as 'Tiger' in his text messages to the alleged victim, and told the court he was allowed to visit his mother only once a fortnight and needed his wife's permission to make unscheduled visits. His wife also did not allow him to chat with other women. The revelations came on the fifth day of his trial for statutory rape and sexual exploitation, as he was being cross-examined by the prosecution on the many text messages he had sent to the girl, now 16. Earlier that day, he said his wife also limited his time on the computer. He faces three counts of statutory rape and four counts of sexual exploitation, allegedly committed between February and May 2007, when the...

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