Man jailed 22 years, 5 strokes of the rotan for raping daughter

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By Dorcas Ting

KUCHING, Oct 26: The Sessions Court today sentenced a 31-year-old man to 22 years imprisonment and five strokes of the rotan after he pleaded guilty to having raped his biological daughter.

The accused, from Kampung Doras, Mile 16, was charged under 376B(1) of the Penal Code for raping his 14-year-old daughter on Oct 12 this year in their house.

According to the brief facts of the case, the victim was sleeping in her room when her father suddenly entered her room and raped her.

She lodged a police report after the incident and was later brought to the hospital to undergo an examination by an Obstetrics and gynaecology specialist, who confirmed there were tears at the victim’s hymen in four locations. — DayakDaily