Man gets 24 years' jail for raping stepdaughter

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 22 Jan 2019

PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): A stepfather, who pleaded guilty to two counts of raping his stepdaughter, will spend 24 years in jail and to be whipped 20 times.

A Court of Appeal three-man bench, led by Justice Datuk Umi Kalthum Abdul Majid, reinstated the 12-year jail sentence and 10 strokes of the cane imposed on the man by the Kota Baru Sessions Court for each count of the offence, to run consecutively.

She set aside the Kota Baru High Court's decision to sentence the 50-year-old man to 15 years' jail and 10 strokes of the cane for each count, to run concurrently.

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