POLICE DATA: ONE WOMAN IS RAPED EVERY TWO DAYS IN SINGAPORE

In the past week, the High Court saw the sentencing for four cases of rape. During the hearing, rape statistics from the police were used by the prosecution. The prosecution hoped that the Judge would mete our deterrent sentences to ensure public safety in Singapore.

Based on data from the Singapore Police Force, on average a rape occurs every two days in Singapore. This include cases of consensual sex between men and underage girls.

Credits: 联合早报

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