Tag: Crime

20-year-old man ambushed by girlfriend’s ex-lover hospitalized for slash wounds

Singapore—A 20-year-old man walked unwittingly into an ambush led by the former lover of his girlfriend and sustained multiple slash wounds that were so severe that he needed surgery. At about 6pm on Wednesday (May 27), police were alerted to an incident of voluntarily causing...

Man who sexually assaulted woman in HDB lift gets 12 strokes of the cane and 11.5 years in jail

Singapore—A man who assaulted a woman in an HDB block was sentenced on Tuesday (Mar 24) to 12 strokes of the cane and 11 and a half years in jail for his crime. The assailant, 35-year-old Mohammad Fadil Othman, followed his victim, a Chinese...

SAF regular pleads guilty to restraining and molesting girl

A Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) regular entered a guilty plea on Monday (March 23) to one count of molesting while restraining a minor under the age of 14 in May 2018. He has a previous record for having molested another girl, age 8, in...

Four men face accusations of conspiring to rape their wives between 2010 and 2018

Singapore — Four men have been accused of conspiring together to have their wives raped between 2010 and 2018, with three more men linked to the incidents also facing charges. The four men have appeared before a district court to face multiple rape charges. All seven...

24 years in jail for stepfather who sexually abused girl from age 8

Singapore — A cleaner was jailed for 24 years on Friday (Feb 7) for sexually abusing his stepdaughter from the age of eight. This continued for six years until he was arrested on drug charges. After he was sentenced, the 55-year-old man requested to speak...

Paedophile based in Singapore gets 35 years jail for sexually abusing 47 boys

On Wednesday (Jan 29), Boris Kunsevitsky, an Australian man who was based in Singapore for a couple of years, was sentenced to 35 years in jail by the Melbourne court, after pleading guilty to having sexually abused 47 boys. Among the 59 charges he pleaded...

Nursing home employee gets jail, caning for molesting half-paralysed resident

Singapore—An employee at a nursing home was sentenced to jail on Wednesday (Jan 22) after previously being acquitted for molesting a bed-ridden resident. The male employee was reportedly hired to do housekeeping and maintenance work in the nursing home. The incident happened on November 26, 2016. According...

Man accused of double murder was in night club brawl 4 months earlier

Singapore — The man accused of killing both his mother and grandmother on Oct 27 last year was in a night club brawl four months earlier. Gabriel Lien Goh, 22, was charged the next day with the murder of his 56-year-old mother and his 90-year-old...

Man caught taking upskirt videos at the National Library sentenced to 18 weeks jail

Singapore—An engineer was sentenced to 18 weeks jail for taking upskirt videos over the past six years. Pang Chang Wai (38) is an engineer and is married with two children. He targeted many students wearing school uniforms in his indecent videos. Read: Man sentenced to 24 days in...

Former Yale-NUS student claims filming housemates as they showered relieved stress

Singapore—A former student of Yale-NUS admitted to filming his female housemates as they used the shower. The peeping tom said that he committed the offences in order to "destress from his academic pressure." Yale-NUS allowed male and female students to live in a co-ed house...