SINGAPORE: A man can be accused of ill-treating an 11-year-old gal by slapping her face and hitting her arms and legs having a belt, leaving injuries on her body, whilst a woman is falsely accused of allowing this.
The particular 32-year-old man and 34-year-old woman came back to court upon Wednesday (Dec 21) to face their particular charges. Their cases were adjourned in order to January for further describes.
Both can not be named due to a fun order protecting the victim, that furthermore extends to the accused’s identities and the place of the incident.
The man was charged earlier this year with 1 count of ill-treating a child in his treatment under the Children plus Young Persons Take action.
He is falsely accused of slapping the particular girl’s face around Aug 24, 2020 in a flat. He or she also allegedly used a belt going to her arms and legs approximately 20 times, evoking the girl to sustain various physical injuries on her body.
The woman, who has guardianship of the girl, deals with one charge associated with knowingly permitting the lady to be ill-treated by the man.
According to the charge sheet, she permitted the August occurrence to happen. She had been “always present” once the man caned or hit the child, and did not intervene to prevent him, causing the girl to sustain actual physical injuries, the cost stated.
In case convicted, the pair can be jailed as much as eight years, fined up to S$8, 1000, or both.