Monday, January 30, 2012

Update on Prosecution For Consensual Sex

There’s an update out of Singapore about a case in which two adults were prosecuted for having consensual sex.

The first woman to be convicted of incest was placed on 12 months' probation on Monday.

The 24-year-old accused was 20 at the time when she had consensual sex with her father, a 48-year-old plumber, at their home in April 2008.

He is now serving three years behind bars for a similar offence.

The court heard that the woman, then a technical executive, had been accompanying her father to coffeeshops since 2006 to meet his friends for drinks. They became close over time to the point of touching and fondling each other's private parts when they were alone in the flat.

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I am glad she got probation instead of prison time, but this case should never have been brought in the first place. It is a waste of public resources.
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