Sibu Session Court Judge Indra Ayub sentenced Mohammad Abdullah @ Su Ngiek Tiing to 14-years in jail and 10 strokes of canning due to the seriousness of the offence he committed.
Mohammad Abdullah, 48 pleaded guilty to a felony charge under Section 376(3) of the Penal Code for raping his mother in-law in a house at Kampung Jeriah, Jalan Oya, Sibu on August 15.
The victims related the incident to her daughter, Mohamad’s wife the next day and made a police report the following day.
The victim was referred to Sibu Hospital for medical check-up on the same day.
Mohammad was later arrested in the early hours on Aug 17 at the same house and was remanded for a week.
In mitigation, Mohammad who was unrepresented, pleaded for leniency, saying this was his first offence and he is married with eight children.