The 29-year-old man raped his eight-year-old daughter while his wife was giving birth in the hospital.
A man identified by police as I Wayan S had intercourse with his child after watching pornographic films.
The indecent act was carried out by Wayan S in mid-May 2019 in his boarding house on Jalan Tukad Batanghari, Denpasar.
For his actions, on Thursday (25/1) Wayan underwent a closed court session virtually. As a result of his actions, Wayan is threatened with imprisonment for 15 years.
“Our defendant was charged with alternative charges. The criminal threat is 15 years imprisonment, ”said the Head of General Crimes Denpasar Public Prosecutor’s Office, I Wayan Eka Widanta.
In the first indictment, the Prosecutor posted Article 81 Paragraph (2) and Paragraph (3) of Law of the Republic of Indonesia Number 17 of 2016 concerning Child Protection in conjunction with Article 64 paragraph (1) of the Criminal Code.
Then in the second alternative indictment, the defendant was charged with violating Article 82 Paragraph (1) and Paragraph (2) of the same Law in conjunction with Article 64 Paragraph (1) of the Criminal Code.
According to Eka, the defendant, accompanied by his legal adviser, did not raise any exceptions or objections.
The trial continues next week. “The agenda for the next trial is to prove it by examining witnesses,” said Eka.
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