Ex-coach Ramanathan a free man as court reduces jail term

  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011

PUTRAJAYA: Former national athletics coach C. Ramanathan was a free man Wednesday after the Court of Appeal reduced to 12 months his four-year jail term on two counts of molesting two junior athletes 19 years ago.

The three-man bench of Datuk Mohd Hishamudin Mohd Yunus, Datuk Abdul Wahab Patail and Datuk Linton Albert unanimously allowed his appeal on the sentence and substituted the jail term with 12 months for each charge.

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