Tag: criminal offence

Policeman who molested 2 women in custody gets jail, caning

Singapore— Senior Staff Sergeant Lee Sze Chiat was sentenced to one year in jail as well as one stroke of the cane on Tuesday, November 19, after having been convicted of molesting two women while they were in custody. The 39-year-old police officer, had been...

Peeping Tom who climbed parapet to film women in shower gets 9 weeks’ jail

Singapore—Twenty-seven-year-old Mohamed Noor Hakim Mohamed Jamal, a despatch rider, was sentenced to nine weeks in jail on November 11, Monday, for insulting the modesty of three women. Mr Hakim had filmed two of the women while they were in the bathrooms of their flats, while...

Public Spiritedness Awards given to commuters who helped catch men taking upskirt photos

Singapore—A female finance manager and a male who works in construction are the latest recipients of the Public Spiritedness Awards from the Singapore Police Force. The police conferred 12 awards in all at a ceremony at the Public Transport Security Command (TransCom) on Thursday, October...

Netizens divided on reduced charge for Natalie Siow, lone woman involved in Orchard Towers murder

Singapore—Natalie Siow, the lone woman allegedly involved the Orchard Towers murder early in July, could not hold back her tears upon hearing that the charge of murder against her had been reduced to one of assault. It is, after all, a matter of life and...

Additional charge for teens involved in circulating obscene material via SG Nasi Lemak Telegram chat group

Singapore—The two teenagers who were part of the Telegram chat group with the innocuous-sounding name of SG Nasi Lemak charged with the distribution of nude photos of women have been handed an additional charge in court on October 18, Friday. Seventeen-year-old Abdillah Sabaruddin and nineteen-year-old Justin...

4 new charges brought against lawyer allegedly linked to missing S$33 million in clients’ funds

Singapore—Lawyer Jeffrey Ong, was first featured in the news in May, due to the S$33 million that had gone missing from his law firm, JLC Advisors. Around this time, Mr Ong went missing as well but was later caught. As of Monday, October 14, he...

Singaporean man who allegedly murdered his wife, stepson leads police to discover severed heads

Melaka—The location of the severed human heads, allegedly of a woman and her son, was revealed to local police by the Singaporean man said to be responsible for their murders, but police have yet to confirm the identities of their finds. The gruesome story began...

CNB officer charged with assaulting man to extort a confession from him

Singapore—An officer from the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) has been charged with assault. He is said to have hit a man repeatedly for the purpose of extorting a confession from him and was charged in court on October 4, Friday. Thirty-two-year-old Vengedesh Raj Nainar Nagarajan,...

Accused in Orchard Towers murder who skipped court appearance re-arrested, back in court

Singapore—After having jumped bail last month, 22-year-old Tan Hong Sheng, who is one of seven individuals charged in connection with the murder of Satheesh Noel Gobidass at Orchard Towers in July, was arrested again on September 26, Thursday, and was back in court the...

Jail sentences for mother &son who falsified her death, claimed millions from CPF, insurance payouts

Singapore—Abraham Rock and his mother, Talat Farman, have been found guilty for faking Mrs Farman’s death and subsequently collecting money from her CPF account and falsified insurance claims. Thirty-six-year-old Mr Rock did this ostensibly to solve his money problems. On September 26, Thursday, Mr Rock...