Updated: 12/19/2012 22:46

Another man jailed for sex with underage prostitute



Another man jailed for sex with underage prostitute

A 37-year-old man has been sentenced to 11 weeks jail for having sex with an underage prostitute.

Tan Wei Siong pleaded guilty to one charge of paying the girl 450 dollars for sex at Hotel 81 Bencoolen in October 2010.

Tan is one of the 51 men charged with having paid sex with the girl in a high-profile online vice ring case.

He is also the 16th man sentenced in the case.

At the time of the offence, Tan was employed as a management executive with Siglap South Community Centre.

He got to know about the girl through a website advertising escort services of various women.

The girl was 17 years old at that time.

The maximum penalty for commercial sex with a person below 18 is seven years jail and a fine.

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