Indonesian charged with having sex with underage prostitute allowed to leave Singapore
Posted by temasektimes on April 19, 2012
Reyner Desvando Suhartono, a 28 year old Indonesian who is one of the forty four men charged on Monday for having commercial sex with an underage prostitute will be allowed to leave Singapore after successfully applying in court to do so today.
Suhartono was in court to seek jurisdiction leave on two occasions, from April 20 to 29, and from May 16 to June 6 to prepare for his marriage in Jakarta.
A director of a water treatment company, he was accused of paying S$450 to the underage girl for sex in an apartment on September 24, 2010.
Suhartono’s defence lawyer, Mr Edmond Pereira assured the court that Suhartono will return to Singapore as he has “a vested interest in Singapore”. He owns a company here and a property in the eastern part of Singapore.
Suhartono is currently on S$30,000 bail.
Other clients of the same underage prostitute include 9 civil servants, a senior banker, a company director, a senior vice-president of a private company, lawyers, a senior police officer, the former principal of Pei Chun Public School Lee Lip Hong and prominent grassroots leader and high-ranking MOE official Chua Ren Cheng. Their ages range from between 21 to 48 years old.