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Molester loses appeal against conviction

Published on May 3, 2014 9:30 AM
 
Balasubramaniyan, who had been given nine months' jail by a district judge earlier, yesterday lost his appeal against the conviction. -- ST GRAPHIC

The MRT train was packed during the morning rush hour when a 34-year-old IT systems consultant molested a 19-year-old law firm intern.

Balasubramaniyan Gowri Balan not only touched the undergraduate several times, he also trailed her as she switched trains and left the Clarke Quay MRT station, even though his intended stop was the Little India station.

He followed her to New Bridge Road and waited for her while she bought breakfast at a coffeeshop before heading to her office.

Balasubramaniyan, who had been given nine months' jail by a district judge earlier, yesterday lost his appeal against the conviction.

 
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