The Singapore court sentenced a Saudi diplomat Bandar Yahya al-Zahrani (39)to corporal punishment and imprisonment for sexual abuse of a hotel maid in which he lived.
The court has appointed al-Zahrani, a Deposit of 20 thousand dollars. The diplomat intends to appeal the verdict, reports the Daily Mail.
According to the lawyers, al-Zahrani, he was a victim of the collusion of hotel staff who wanted to extort money from him. However, the court dismissed the defence case.
In Singapore as corporal punishment applied to men under the age of 50 years, provided the strokes of a rattan cane.