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Ex-teacher jailed 22 months for indecent acts with pupil

Published on Aug 8, 2014 11:24 PM
 
A physical education teacher who entered into a relationship with his pupil - despite her being 20 years his junior - was jailed for 22 months yesterday, Aug 7, 2014. -- ST GRAPHICS

SINGAPORE - A physical education teacher who entered into a relationship with his pupil - despite her being 20 years his junior - was jailed for 22 months yesterday.

The 34-year-old teacher, who cannot be named to protect his victim's identity, became friends with the girl on Facebook in late 2011.

He pleaded guilty to four of six charges of committing an indecent act as well as procuring a child to commit an indecent act.

Assistant Public Prosecutor Koh Huimin said that in early 2012, he expressed feelings for the then 12-year-old foreign pupil and they began dating soon after.

 
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