Aircraft technician jailed 12 years and given 12 strokes for raping teenager in backseat of car

Sivakumar Selvarajah posed as a policeman in a bid to pressure a 16-year-old girl into having sex with him. The 41-year-old aircraft technician was on Friday jailed for 12 years and given 12 strokes of the cane.

SINGAPORE - He is appealing both conviction and sentence, and is out on bail which will be raised from $40,000 to $80,000 in light of his conviction.

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