Tag: Crime

Uber reveals thousands of reported sexual assaults in US

by Julie JAMMOT Ridesharing leader Uber, under fire around the world for its safety record, said it had tallied nearly 6,000 sexual assaults in the United States over the past couple of years. That included more than 450 cases of rape, according to Uber's first public...

One more charge in killer litter case: it was a ‘religiously aggravated’ act

Singapore—The Australian national accused in the “killer litter case” where an elderly Muslim man was killed when a wine bottle was thrown out of a high-rise building and hit him on the head is now facing an additional charge. Forty-seven-year-old Andrew Gosling is faced with...

Two dead, three injured in London Bridge stabbing by previous terror convict

Usman Khan (28) was the prime suspect in the stabbing incident on London Bridge last Friday (Nov 29). A man and a woman were killed and three others injured in Friday's terror incident. The victims' identities have not yet been released by officials as of...

Local and international police team up to crack down on internet love scam

A Malaysia-based international love scam syndicated was discovered by police from Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Macau after an 11-month operation. The Singapore Police Force (SPF) stated that four Singaporean women aged 28 to 67 were linked to the scam for facilitating the transfer of...

Jealous, depressed woman who hit teen with beer bottle gets 7-month jail sentence

Singapore—A 40-year-old woman was given a prison sentence of seven months after she had injured an 18-year-old woman whom she suspected of having an affair with her husband. On Thursday, November 28, Chen Xiaqin was convicted of voluntarily causing hurt with a dangerous weapon, according...

Singaporean man violates UN rule, supplies North Korea with luxury goods

Singaporean man Ng Kheng Wah (57), company directory for T Specialist International, is jailed for illegally supplying North Korea with various luxury goods. Ng shipped an estimated S$6 million worth of wines, spirits, jewellery, perfumes, cosmetics, and musical instruments to North Korea in violation of...

Man admits to paying 15-year-old girl S$100 to show her naked body, perform sexual acts

Iqmal Haziq Othman, 20, has admitted to sexually exploiting a 15-year-old girl who was looking for a job on Carousell. In November 2018, the victim reportedly posted an advertisement on Carousell and said she was looking for a part time job. Iqmal saw the post and...

Malaysian men caned for gay sex under Islamic law

Four Malaysian men have been caned for having gay sex in violation of Islamic laws, with activists Tuesday condemning "vicious punishments" they said highlighted a crackdown on the LGBT community. Rights group say there is a worsening climate for gays in the Muslim-majority country, where...

Double murder on Deepavali weekend: Man faces murder charges for killing mum and grandma

Singapore—A man arrested on October 27 after his mother and grandmother were found dead in adjacent flat units is now facing murder charges for their deaths. Twenty-two-year-old Gabriel Lien Goh, who was first charged with the murder of his mother, 56-year-old Lee Soh Mui, on...

Oscar Wilde’s stolen ring found by Dutch ‘art detective’

Pictures by John Thys. Video by Jan Hennop by Jan HENNOP A golden ring once given as a present by the famed Irish writer Oscar Wilde has been recovered by a Dutch "art detective" nearly 20 years after it was stolen from Britain's Oxford University. The friendship...