Teacher charged over sex with student, 15

A secondary school teacher was charged in court yesterday with 20 counts of sexual penetration of a minor from his school.

The 39-year-old Singaporean is accused of having sex with his 15-year-old student and sexually abusing her, with her consent, at a flat in Ang Mo Kio.

He is not named to protect the girl's identity.

He allegedly had sex with her 10 times in August and September 2015.

The rest of the charges were for sexual penetration through the use of his finger.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 13, 2018, with the headline 'Teacher charged over sex with student, 15'. Print Edition | Subscribe