Former lawmaker goes to jail for rape of Filipina 12 years ago

Taiwan News
Date: 2016-10-26
By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Former lawmaker Elmer Feng was sent to a jail on Wednesday morning to begin

(file photo)

(file photo)

serving his sentence of three years and four months for raping a Filipina 12 years ago.
In 2004, a Filipino caregiver accused Feng of raping her when she just finished bathing and was wrapped in a bath towel.

During the litigation, the Filipina settled with Feng for a payout of NT$800,000 and went back to the Philippines.

The criminal proceeding of the case lasted for 12 years and went through numerous appeals and retrials. Finally the Supreme Court on Oct. 7 upheld Taiwan High Court’s ruling that sentenced the former lawmaker to three years and four months for rape.    [FULL  STORY]

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