Sex slave sentence


The first person to be found guilty under federal anti-sex slavery laws has won a reduction in her sentence. Wei Tang was sentenced to 10 years’ jail in 2006 for forcing five Thai women at her brothel to serve 900 clients. Her conviction was quashed and a fresh trial ordered in 2007 by the Court of Appeal, a decision the High Court overturned last August. Yesterday in the Victorian Court of Appeal, Tang’s sentence was reduced to nine years, with a non-parole period of five.