Man charged with raping his maid

Man charged with raping his maid

A married man was charged yesterday with two counts of raping his domestic worker in December 2013.

The 44-year-old, who is a Singapore permanent resident, is alleged to have raped the 35-year-old woman, from Myanmar, at about 1am and 7am on Dec 20, 2013.

The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is out on bail of $70,000 and his passport has been impounded.

Mr Shashi Nathan and Ms Tania Chin are acting for the accused.

Mr Nathan told the court that he had just been briefed.

The case will be mentioned on April 17.

If convicted, the man could be jailed for up to 20 years, fined and caned on each charge.

This article was first published on Mar 7, 2015.
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