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Blind man jailed 6 months for molesting 14-year-old boy

Published on Jan 7, 2013 1:23 PM
 
Posed picture of a man in handcuffs. Ramli Salleh, 39, who was jailed for six months, pleaded guilty today in a district court to touching and rubbing his face on the 14-year-old boy's groin. -- ST PHOTO: WANG HUI FEN

A teenager, who offered to help a blind man cross the road, was later molested by the man in the toilet of a nearby coffee shop.

Ramli Salleh, 39, was jailed for six months. He had pleaded guilty today in a district court to touching and rubbing his face on the 14-year-old boy's groin.

Court papers state that the secondary school student, dressed in a T-shirt and shorts, was heading home at 5pm on Sept 17 last year when he saw Ramli standing at a junction at Ang Mo Kio Avenue 4 and offered to help him cross the road.

Ramli instead asked the boy to take him to a washroom. There, the man grabbed the boy and dragged him into a cubicle.

 
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