Rappler.com, 28 Feb 2014
Singapore's High Court has overturned the conviction of a law professor jailed for obtaining sexual favors and gifts from a female student in exchange for better grades, his lawyer said Friday, February 28.
Former National University of Singapore (NUS) law professor Tey Tsun Hang, 42, served a five-month sentence last year after he was found guilty by a district court of six charges of corruption over his relationship with his then-student Darinne Ko in 2010.
The district court ruled that he had "exploited" the female student by obtaining sexual favors from her and also receiving gifts that included tailored shirts and a limited-edition pen.
But Tey's lawyer Peter Low said Friday that High Court Justice Woo Bih Li "allowed an appeal and overturned the conviction," five months after he completed his prison sentence. Full story