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Man admits to molesting daughter when she was only 10 or 11

Published on Mar 3, 2014 12:23 PM

A man admitted to molesting his young daughter while massaging her in the master bedroom of his flat in court on Monday.

The 47-year-old accused was a driving instructor at the time of the incident some seven years ago, back in 2007, when he used his hands to squeeze the breasts of his daughter, then aged between 10 and 11. The man cannot be named, so as to protect the victim.

The court heard on Monday that the victim had been diagnosed with scoliosis, a medical condition affecting the spine, since primary school. A traditional Chinese medicine doctor recommended massages as part of her treatment.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Yvonne Poon said the accused would sometimes massage the victim with the bedroom door open, and at times, close and lock the bedroom door.

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