Defendant Norvan Tan En Jie (27 years old) was 21 years old at the time of the incident. The 25-year-old victim was a classmate of the accused’s sister.
He faces two charges each of sexual assault and indecent assault, alleging that he sexually assaulted a 19-year-old victim at his HDB flat between 5.42am and 9.28am on December 26, 2016.
Including forced kissing, finger penetration and touching the victim’s top, and even forcing the victim to commit “back door”.
According to previous reports, the victim and a group of friends including the defendant’s sister went to drink in different nightclubs on Christmas night. It was not until 5 am the next day that the victim and the defendant’s sister returned to the unit for the night.
While the victim was drunk she was molested when she was vomiting in the toilet.
The defendant pleaded not guilty and was convicted after trial.
The judge sentenced him to 9 years, 9 months and 4 weeks in prison yesterday afternoon, plus 8 strokes of the cane.
The defendant is dissatisfied with the ruling and intends to appeal the conviction and sentence.