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Construction worker jailed nine months for molesting resident in her HDB flat

Published on Apr 11, 2014 3:51 PM

On Jan 16 this year, a woman said goodbye to a worker who had completed upgrading work in her HDB flat in Tampines, and turned away.

From behind, he suddenly slid his hand under her armpit and reached for her breast.

Shocked, she struggled to break free. It was only after she bit his palm in desperation that he released his grip on her.

Vadla Kandappachari was sentenced to nine months in prison on Friday, after pleading guilty to molesting the 43-year-old woman.

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