Nasi lemak seller condemned to 25 years' jail for incest with stepdaughter

Nur Aqidah Azizi

SEREMBAN: A nasi lemak seller was sent to prison for 25 years by the Sessions Court here for committing incest with his stepdaughter.

The 47-year-old man was also sentenced to six strokes of rotan after he pleaded guilty to two counts of raping his 20-year-old stepdaughter, between Oct 2016 and Feb this year, at an apartment in Bandar Baru Nilai.

On the first count, the accused was charged with committing incest with his stepdaughter, which is punishable under Section 377B of the Penal Code and carries a maximum 20 years’ imprisonment and whipping.

For the offence, Judge G Ramesh sentenced the man to 16 years’ jail and four strokes of rotan.

On the second count, the accused was charged with under Section 377B of the Penal Code, for committing carnal intercourse against the order of nature on the victim, which carries an imprisonment of up to 20 years and whipping.

He was sentenced to nine years’ jail and two strokes of rotan.

Ramesh also ordered both sentences to be carried out separately.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Norshazwani Ishak prosecuted, while the accused was not represented.