Local man gets jail, whippings for abusing daughters

A 42-year-old Bruneian man was sentenced to 13 years’ imprisonment and seven whippings by the Intermediate Court on Wednesday for physically and sexually abusing his two daughters.

The man was convicted after a trial on nine charges, including three counts of assault and exposure to physical injury under Section 28(1) of the Children and Young Persons Act, Chapter 219, and six counts of outraging modesty from a position of trust and authority under Section 354B of the Penal Code, Chapter 22.

More details on Friday’s Borneo Bulletin