Sex-for-grades trial: DPP pushes for minimum 3-month jail for former law professor Tey

Former law professor Tey Tsun Hang, who was found guilty on all six counts of corruption in the sex-for-grades trial on Tuesday, will only learn of his fate next Monday when the court decides his sentence.

But the prosecution on Wednesday pressed for a minimum sentence of three months jail and for him to pay for the two tailored shirts and the bill for a dinner he hosted.

Chief District Judge Tan Siong Thye said he needed to deliberate over the submissions made by both parties.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Andre Jumahboy submitted that a fine would be 'underplaying' the seriousness of Tey's offences, and give the impression that he could simply pay his way out.

He also said that throughout the trial, Tey demonstrated 'not one iota of remorse', sought to disrupt court proceedings by feigning illness, and implicated other former students during the investigation process.

Speaking to The Straits Times, Tey said he would make comments after the sentencing.

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