Light sentence for father who molested daughter and granddaughter because he was remorseful

    Tonga court

    A Tongatapu father  received a 5-year sentence after he committed incest with his daughter and granddaughter in 2005 and 2018. Tapakautolo ‘Epenisa, 66, was sentenced to four years and six months for raping the girls.  As he handed down the lenient sentence, Acting Chief Justice Charles Cato cited the father’s early guilty plea, show of…

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