Appeals court upholds 18 years’ jail for contractor who raped stepdaughter


The Court of Appeal today upheld the sentence of 18 years’ jail and 10 strokes of the cane on a contractor for raping his stepdaughter. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, March 16, 2021.

THE Court of Appeal today upheld the sentence of 18 years’ jail and 10 strokes of the cane on a contractor for raping his stepdaughter.

The court’s three-member bench comprising Abdul Karim Abdul Jalil, Vazeer Alam Mydin Meera and M. Gunalan dismissed the 56-year-old man’s appeal against his conviction and jail sentence on the first charge.


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