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Stikfas creator is sixth to be jailed for sex with underaged girl

Published on Sep 6, 2012 3:30 PM
Ban Yinh Jheow, creator of home-grown toymaker Stikfas, was sentenced to 13 weeks' jail for paying sex with an underaged prostitute. This bring to 51 the number of clients so far implicated in the high-profile online vice ring case. -- ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW

THE creator of home-grown toy maker Stikfas was jailed for 13 weeks on Thursday for paid sex with a minor in the online prostitution case.

Ban Yinh Jheow, 42, is the sixth man in the episode to be jailed so far.

He was among 51 men charged with having commercial sex with a girl under 18.

The self-employed designer pleaded guilty to paying $450 to the girl for sex at Hotel 81 Bencoolen on Sept 23, 2010. Two other similar charges were considered during his sentencing.

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