For their involvement in consensual sexual acts with a 13-year-old girl in 2016, three Indians have been jailed in Singapore a media report said today.
Gill Gurjant Singh, 25, and Surjeet Singh, 29, were each sentenced to 15 months in prison for the crime, The Straits Times reported.
Jugraj Singh, 33, was jailed for eight months for committing an indecent act on the Singaporean minor.
According to the report, offenders convicted of having consensual sexual intercourse with a minor below 14 years old can be jailed for up to 20 years and fined or caned.
The report also said that all the three men are Indian construction workers. Deputy Public Prosecutor Jesintha Veijayaratnam said, these three had met the girl in May 2016 in Little India, a precinct of shops, eateries, pubs, motels and hotels, where she was hanging out with her friends. A complaint was registered after the girl’s mother approached the police.