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Molester jailed, caned and fined for targeting depressed housewife

Published on Dec 12, 2012 4:30 PM

He realised that the housewife was not mentally sound and decided to take advantage of her. On Nov 24, Roopasingha Arachchige Anil Perera accosted the 47-year-old woman as she was walking to a coffee shop in Serangoon Central.

He molested the woman and later also got her to do a sex act. The 31-year-old Sri Lankan was today sentenced to three years in jail and nine strokes of the cane. He was also fined $1,000.

Perera is unemployed and is here on a special pass.