A Singapore man who tried to make his buddy’s dream come true by raping his wife, who was only saved by his malfunctioning penis, is headed to jail today.
One defendant in a number of cases involving men who wanted their wives assaulted, the 47-year-old man was sentenced to three years yesterday after pleading guilty to conspiring to rape a 44-year-old mother at the behest of his colleague, her 50-year-old husband. All parties went unnamed due to a gag order to protect the woman’s identity.
The authorities are currently prosecuting a raft of similar cases. The husband, who has also been charged with raping a 32-year-old woman, is among four men charged with conspiring with other men to rape their wives.
According to court documents, the husband dished the deets about his sex life with his friend, including his fantasy of watching others having sex with his wife back in 2015. The husband reportedly raised the idea to his colleague, who did not object.
They proceeded to execute the husband’s grand plan back in September 2017. He drugged his wife, then left her naked and blindfolded in bed. His accomplice then entered the bedroom to rape her, but he failed. He was later diagnosed with erectile dysfunction.
The woman regained consciousness and confronted the accused. She made both men write confession letters.
She did not go to police, and the crime went unnoticed until January 2020 after another woman found explicit photos in her husband’s phone and suspected that he and others had conspired to rape her.
She went to the cops, who arrested her husband and identified accomplices that included the original 50-year-old husband, leading to the arrest of his 47-year-old accomplice weeks later.
Deputy Public Prosecutor Chee Ee Ling said in court that the attempted rapist had previously convicted in 2018 on four counts of insulting the modesty of women, a catch-all euphemism for various forms of sexual harassment.
Altogether, that makes for four men being prosecuted for conspiring to have their wives raped between 2010 and 2018.
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