A Philippine court has sentenced a father to 14,400 years in prison after he was convicted of the near daily rape of his teenage daughter over the course of a year.
A trial court originally condemned the man, a rickshaw driver, to die in March 2006 after he was convicted of 360 counts of rape - allegedly done during the year his wife worked in Hong Kong.
But the Court of Appeals in Manila commuted the sentence to 40 years for each count, according to a court decision obtained yesterday.
Now that's a sentence that makes David Garrett's Three Strikes law look timid by comparison! Assuming the prisoner is a good boy, and qualifies for parole at two-thirds of his sentence, this miscreant will be eligible to apply for parole sometime around the year 11514 ...