Tag: Crime

Police concerned by rise of molestation cases

Singapore—The Singapore Police Force reported an alarming upward trend in outrage of modesty cases over the past year. "Outrage of modesty cases have been on an increasing trend and remain a key concern for the police," the SPF said. On Mon (Oct 14) alone, seven men...

Singaporean woman scams employer after being scammed herself, probable jail time is 15 yrs

Victim and scammer, all in one? A 42-year-old accounts manager in Singapore was arrested for allegedly misappropriating S$1.4 million from her company’s funds to pay her scammer. She was charged in court on Saturday (October 12). According to a police statement, the woman allegedly transferred the money...

Suspected IS radical stabs Indonesian’s security minister Wiranto

by Agnes Anya A suspected IS radical stabbed Indonesia's chief security minister as he was exiting a vehicle Thursday, leaving two deep wounds in his stomach and injuring three others in an assassination attempt on one of the country's most powerful political figures. Television images showed...

Altercation between ITE students turns violent as one stabs the other in the stomach

Singapore—On February 21, an argument between two female students of the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) turned unexpectedly violent when one took out a folding knife and stabbed the other in her stomach, and then slashed her arm. On Tuesday, October 8, eighteen-year-old Tusheta Saravanan...

Police NSF tricks friend into sending underwear pictures for an “investigation”

Singapore—Lee Yan Han (22), a police and national serviceman, came up with a ploy to get his friend to send him pictures of herself in revealing clothing. Lee knew the victim (21) through a chat group from a common friend according to an initial report...

Desmond Lee: Parents of toddler in Chin Swee Road murder said she was with relatives

Singapore—In Parliament on Monday, October 7, Minister for Social and Family Development (MSF) Desmond Lee said that the parents of the little girl whose remains were found in a cooking pot at an apartment in Chin Swee Road had said to officials that the...

Probation for NUS student who molested woman, victim says she is “disappointed but not surprised” by decision

Singapore—An undergraduate student of the National University of Singapore (NUS) molested a woman on the train. The judge gave him 21 months of supervised probation for his repeated offences of groping women. On Sept 12 last year, Terence Siow Kai Yuan (23) was on the...

Elderly cyclist suffers fractures, falls into coma following crash with e-scooter rider

Singapore—An elderly woman suffered from a serious brain injury and several fractures after an accident with an e-scooter rider. Madam Ong Bee Eng (65) regularly rode her bicycle for more than 10 years according to her son. She was quite familiar with the neighbourhood. At around...

More serious charges for Australian who threw wine bottle down his flat, killing a man

Singapore—The charge against Andrew Gosling, the Australian national charged with the death of a senior citizen when he threw a wine bottle from his high-rise has been elevated to a more serious one. He is now facing one count of voluntarily causing grievous hurt...

Circuit Road murder trial: Accused believed nurse was his girlfriend, spent money on her for years

Singapore—At the trial of Boh Soon Ho on September 19, Thursday, it was revealed that he told police after he was arrested that for years he had spent money on the woman he was accused of killing, but had gotten nothing. Boh has been accused...