A Malaysian fisherman sentenced 202 years in jail for sexually assaulting stepdaughter


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IPOH: The Court yesterday sentenced a fisherman to 202 years in jail and 23 strokes of the rotan for sexually assaulting his stepdaughter for three years since she was 12 years old.

The 37-year-old man had 22 charges which include rape, molest, unnatural sex and filming his stepdaughter naked. According to the Star, On Oct 11, the man had pleaded guilty to six charges of molesting his stepdaughter but denied raping the girl who was only 12 when the offences first took place.

According to Malay Mail report, the Penal Code charges were framed as incest under Section 376B which provides for a jail sentence of between 10 and 30 years, and whipping; unnatural sex under Section 377C which provides for jail between five and 20 years; criminal force to outrage a person’s modesty under Section 354 with a maximum penalty of jail up to 10 years, or fine, or whipping, or any two such punishments.

The man was also charged under Section 14(a) of the Sexual Offences Act Against Children 2017 which carries a maximum of 25 years jail, and whipping.

For recording a nude video of her, he was charged under Section 509 of the Penal Code, which carries a maximum jail term of five years, a fine, or both upon conviction.

 The offence was committed at the victim’s house in Kampung Tersusun Baru, Lekir in Sitiawan between April 2016 and September 29 this year.

The matter was only exposed after the girl`s mother found out about her daughter’s nude video in her former husband’s SD memory card.

The victim told the court that her stepdad had molested her, forcefully inserted his penis in her mouth and raped her on several occasions for the past three years when her mother was either away from home or asleep.

 The victim also said that she was threatened by her stepdad to stay silent.

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