Man jailed for incest
A nasi lemak seller, 47, broke down in tears when he was sentenced to 25 years’ jail by the Sessions Court for committing incest with his stepdaughter.
Judge G. Ramesh also sentenced the man to six strokes of the rotan after he pleaded guilty to raping his step daughter ,20, and forcing her to perform oral sex on him between October last year and last month at an apartment in Bandar Baru Nilai here.
“I regret what I did. I promise not to do it again.
“I hope the court will consider a lenient sentence for me,” the man pleaded.
Clad in an orange prison attire, the accused occasionally glanced at his wife, who was seated in the public gallery.
On the first charge of rape, Ramesh sentenced the man to 16 years’ jail and four strokes of the rotan.
On the second charge of forcing his stepdaughter to perform oral sex on him, he was sentenced to nine years’ jail and two strokes of the rotan.
Ramesh ordered the sentences to run consecutively.
Deputy public prosecutor Norshazwani Ishak prosecuted, while the accused was not represented.
The accused at the Sessions Court in Seremban yesterday.