A security guard has been sentenced to 16 years in jail and given five lashes for raping and performing carnal intercourse against the order of nature on his underaged stepdaughter.
Johor Bahru Sessions Court judge Hassan Abdul Ghani meted out the punishment on the 35-year-old accused today after he pleaded guilty to two counts of rape and performing oral sex on the nine-year-old girl.
He was sentenced to 10 years’ jail and given five lashes of the whip for the first offence of raping the girl and another six years’ jail on the second count.
The offences were committed at a house in Pasir Gudang on June 9th.
The judge ordered that he serve the sentences which will run concurrently from the date of his arrest.