Terengganu Single Mother To Be Caned And Jailed For Offering Sex
The plaintiff is now allowed to appeal her sentence within the next two weeks.
A single mother in Terengganu who pleaded guilty to offering sexual services to a man received her sentence earlier today, 27 September
The mother of a seven-year-old was arrested by the Terengganu Religious Affairs Department (JHEAT) on 17 September
The Star reported that she was charged under Section 25 of the Syariah Criminal Offences (Takzir) Enactment 2001 for an act preparatory to prostituting herself.
The offence carries a maximum jail sentence of three years, or a fine not more than RM5,000, or six whips of the rotan, or any combination thereof.
The woman previously pleaded for a lighter sentence
Sin Chew Daily reported the divorcee as saying that she had divorced her husband when her daughter was only five months old.
She also claimed that she had not received any financial support from her ex-husband since then.