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Saudi diplomat jailed in Singapore for molesting woman

BEIJING: A Beijing-based Saudi diplomat was sentenced in Singapore Friday to more than two years in jail and four strokes of a cane for molesting a hotel intern. Bander Yahya A Alzahrani, 39, was sentenced to 26 months and one week in prison after being convicted of "outraging modesty", the legal term in Singapore for sexual assault short of rape. Alzahrani was granted bail for Sg$20,000 ($14,140) and will be appealing the sentence and conviction, his lawyer Shashi Nathan told AFP. "He’s obviously upset and…