By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Former lawmaker Elmer Feng was sent to a jail on Wednesday morning to begin
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]