SINGAPORE — A contract tattoo artist fed methamphetamine to a 15-year-old woman who had come to his home for a tattoo and later sexually assaulted her.
Ng Yik Ling, 41, had been smoking methamphetamine, or generally known as “Ice”, earlier than he provided the woman the drug and taught her the way to smoke it.
Ng was jailed for 2 years, 11 months and 265 days on Thursday (25 November) after he pleaded responsible to 2 counts of sexually penetrating a minor underneath 16, and one rely of possessing methamphetamine.
The sufferer can’t be named as her identification is protected by a gag order.
Ng was a contract tattoo artist who labored from his flat in Hougang.
A good friend of the sufferer had introduced her to Ng’s home on 15 September final 12 months, because the sufferer had wished to get free tattoos.
On the home, the sufferer’s good friend acquired her tattoo and left the unit, leaving the sufferer alone in a room with Ng. Whereas smoking methamphetamine, Ng started tattooing the sufferer . He provided the drug to the sufferer and taught her the way to smoke it utilizing his utensils he had.
Out of curiosity, the sufferer took 4 puffs of the drug. She then misplaced her focus, regardless that she remained acutely aware.
After finishing a part of the tattoo, Ng pushed the woman onto the mattress and kissed her lips. He then eliminated his garments and sexually assaulted the sufferer.
The sufferer left the home along with her tattoo solely partially accomplished.
She returned to Ng’s home on 21 September final 12 months to complete her tattoo, sitting on his mattress. After he completed the tattoo, Ng kissed the sufferer after which requested her to carry out a sexual act on him. She did so.
Every week later, the sufferer advised her faculty instructor that she regretted partaking in sexual acts with Ng. Her instructor known as her dad and mom and the sufferer lodged a police report.
The police arrested Ng at his flat on 1 October final 12 months. Cops seized the drug utensils and a bottle persevering with 15.8g of liquid. The latter was analysed and located to comprise at least 0.03g of methamphetamine, which is a managed drug underneath the Misuse of Medication Act.
Ng was on a remission order from 21 September 2019 to 17 August 2021 when he reoffended and was given the improved jail time period alongside along with his newest jail time period.
In 2016 he was convicted of drug trafficking, drug possession, drug consumption.