Forty-year-old truck driver Hang Tuah Jumaat, who is on trial for the rape of a 13-year-old girl in 2010, also allegedly raped, assaulted or had sex with other underage girls.
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HE is a renowned entrepreneur who founded Stikfas, a company that sold millions of award-winning plastic action figures.
But now, Ban Yinh Jheow, 42, is back in the spotlight for an entirely different reason.
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Yesterday, Jonathan Wong (above), 25, a former Ministry of Education scholar, was jailed five years for having sex with a teen he met at church.
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Girls as young as 15 years old have called local escort agencies asking for work.
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THE husband-and-wife pair are accused of working in the vice trade and dealing with underage prostitutes.
They had met on a telephone chatline in December 2009 and agreed to meet in January 2010.
Muhamad Faisalrullah Omar, 25, had believed the girl was 17 years old.
IN HANDING out what is believed to be the stiffest penalty to date for such a crime, a district judge had some strong words for a teacher who had sex with his 14-year-old student.
SHE didn't want to have unprotected sex with him.
But he assured her that the menthol cigarettes he smoked killed off his sperm.
She believed him and the girl, then 15, ended up pregnant.
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LAST Friday, a teacher pleaded guilty to having had sex with his student.
A relationship between a 15-year-old student and her 24-year-old teacher came to light when the girl's classmate saw a photo of the couple together and reported the matter to the school principal.
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