Caning is also used as a form of corporal punishment and disciplinary measure in primary and secondary schools. However, the government mentioned that it considers "the judicious application of corporal punishment in the best interest of the child. Unlike judicial caning, this punishment is delivered to the soldier's clothed buttocks. Retrieved 1 August It was not uncommon for the courts to extend, by up to 12 months,  the prison terms of offenders originally sentenced to caning but later found to be medically unfit to undergo the punishment. Caning as a school punishment for boys is still routine in a number of former British territories including Singapore Malaysia and Zimbabwe. Khong left the hotel room door ajar after he had assaulted her, according to the Straits Times, which the judge said facilitated further sexual offences.
Two types of rattan canes are used:
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Two examples of the caning of foreigners which received worldwide media scrutiny are the canings in Singapore in of Michael P. January to October only . Retrieved 19 August Corporal punishment in schools". Two lashers took turns to wield the bamboo cane.