East Java Student Jailed for ‘Indecent’ Text Messages

East Java Student Jailed for ‘Indecent’ Text Messages

East Java Student Jailed for 'Indecent' Text Messages

East Java Student Jailed for ‘Indecent’ Text Messages

The Supreme Court held a university student Madiun, East Java, five months in prison for sending text messages be considered sexual harassment.

The decision to set aside the earlier rulings of the Madiun Surabaya District Court and the Supreme Court, which is 22 years old Saif Diana Effendi was sentenced to 10 months probation as well. Prosecutors had asked for 10 months in prison Saif.

Saif said that the “indecent” SMS message sent to a number of his female friends, who then reported to the police.

East Java Student Jailed for ‘Indecent’ Text Messages

“In some countries, such as [SMS] constituting sexual harassment, and [the perpetrators] are generally face severe punishment,” Djoko Sarwoko, who decided the appeal process Saif, said Wednesday in Jakarta, quoted by news of the Compass. com. “That is why we increased the penalty. In addition, these types of messages can lead to unrest.”

“This sentence, I hope that others avoid similar measures,” the judge added. “We would like Saif punishment, such as shock therapy.”

Djoko said some inappropriate text messages can lead to rampant sale cheap SIM cards.