A molester with a fixation for smelling women's armpits was sentenced to 14 years in jail and ordered caned 18 times, news reports said.

Mohammed Ismail Ariffin, 36, was convicted in Singapore of molesting 23 females from girls as young as nine to women in their 50s, The Straits Times said.

Community Court Judge James Leong imposed a preventive detention sentence, a jail term for hardcore prisoners with no chance of parole.

Sometimes you have to wonder how some fetishes came to be developed.