Adrian Tan quoted across multiple media platforms in his capacity as Law Society President, on his views regarding caning as an appropriate punishment for rape

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20 December 2022

Adrian Tan quoted across multiple media platforms in his capacity as Law Society President, on his views regarding caning as an appropriate punishment for rape

Adrian’s comments were featured across the following media platforms, regarding the debate on caning as an appropriate punishment for rape and that health, rather than age, should determine if someone was fit for caning.

Links to the articles are below:

In TODAY: President Halimah’s call for caning older rapists ignites debate, with Aware disagreeing with use of corporal punishment

In Channel NewsAsia: President Halimah’s call to allow caning for rapists above 50 draws mixed reactions

In Asia Business Law Journal: Taking the plunge

In The Online Citizen: Mdm Halimah Yacob calls for rapists over 50s to be caned to protect the young

In The Straits Times: Timely to review age limit for caning rapists, say some lawyers

In AsiaOne: If you’re fit enough to rape, you should be fit enough to be caned’: Some legal experts support removal of age limit for caning rapists