Tag: Crime

Man who killed mistress at Gardens by the Bay sentenced to life imprisonment

Singapore—Fifty-one-year-old Leslie Khoo Kwee Hock, who was convicted in High Court last month for strangling his mistress and then burning her body to hide the evidence, has been sentenced to life in prison. Since Mr Khoo is past the age of 50, he will not...

FoodPanda deliveryman who slashed his colleague sentenced to jail and caning

Singapore — A FoodPanda delivery man was sentenced to six strokes of the cane and two and half years of jail time on August 14 for slashing and hitting his colleague, Batman Suparman earlier this year. Forty-year-old Eng Guan Hong and Batman Suparman, age 29, had...

Lawyer in Telok Kurau murder claims maid was in ‘oppressed state’ when giving police statements

Singapore—According to the lawyer of Daryati, a domestic worker on trial for killing her employer, the maid was not in the right state of mind when she gave her statements to the police after the murder. The helper’s lawyer, Mohamed Muzammil Mohamed, says that Daryati...

Man who filmed rape at Downtown East chalet gets jail and $20,800 fine

Singapore — A Malaysian club cashier who filmed the rape of an unconscious woman at Downtown East got a one year and three months jail sentence along with a S$20,800 fine. Gan Soon Chai (34), a cashier at Club V5 Tycoon at Cuscaden Road, pleaded guilty to...

Domestic helper on trial for murdering employer was “not medically fit” to give police statement, claims lawyer

Singapore — The defence lawyer of the Indonesian domestic helper accused of murdering her employer argued that the helper was "oppressed" and "not fit" to give a statement when she was initially questioned by the police in 2016. Daryati (27) is on trial for allegedly...

Netizen shares video of alleged pickpocket at Ang Mo Kio

Singapore - A netizen shared a now viral video of what appears to be a middle-aged woman exhibiting shady behaviour at Block 453, Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10. Netizen Zhou Guo Chong shared the video on Facebook with the caption: "This lady is a pickpocket at...

Malaysian man caught placing hidden camera in airplane bathroom

A woman went inside the small cramped space of an airplane bathroom. She then noticed a blinking blue light. The woman was flying first class on board a United Airlines flight from San Diego to Houston on May 5. She noticed the "blue blinking light"...

No jail time for American who ran away after hit and run with Singaporean student

New York— At a court appearance in July, American Hannah Christensen was given a conditional discharge instead of being sent to jail for several years. On the night of November 1, 2018, Ms Christensen had hit Singaporean Renuka Ramanadhan and flee from the scene. Ms...

Pervert gets 9 weeks jail for taking upskirt videos of women at MRT stations

Singapore — A man who worked as a customer relationship officer pleaded guilty to five charges of intrusion of privacy when he filmed upskirt videos of women at MRT stations. Low Zhi Ying (25) victimised at least five unknowing commuters at Dhoby Gaut, Outram Park,...

Clemency plea for ex-cop in Kovan double murder denied

Singapore—The former policeman convicted in the murder of a local businessman and his adult son in 2013 had failed in his attempt to obtain clemency for his death sentence. In July, the Istana Office informed Peter Ong Lip Cheng, the lawyer of convicted former policeman...