Bangladeshi gets 10 years, 10 strokes for raping mentally disabled stepdaughter

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  • Thursday, 31 Oct 2019

MELAKA: A Bangladeshi man has been sentenced to 10 years in jail and 10 strokes of the cane by the Sessions Court after he was found guilty of raping his mentally disabled stepdaughter.

Judge Elesabet Paya Wan meted out the sentence on the 41-year-old man on Thursday (Oct 31).

The Bangladeshi was charged with raping the 21-year-old victim at a shophouse on Jalan Plaza Mahkota here at 10pm on June 13,2018.

He was charged under Section 376(3) of the Penal Code which carries a maximum jail term of 30 years and 10 strokes of the rotan.

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