Tag: High Court

Man on trial for nurse’s murder tried to have sex with her corpse

Singapore—In the first day of Boh Soon Ho’s murder trial on September 18, Wednesday, the Malaysia-born permanent resident revealed that after he had strangled a woman whom he desired as his girlfriend, he attempted to have sex with her before fleeing the country. Mr Boh,...

Mistress sued by ex-lover over S$2million ‘loan’ says he proposed marriage after one month

Singapore—On the third day of the trial of the lawsuit where a businessman is suing his former mistress for over S$2 million, the mistress took to the stand and recounted how the businessman made promises to take care of her for life one month after...

Mistress sued by businessman for over S$2million he calls it a loan, she calls it a gift

Singapore—In a classic case of ‘he says’ versus ‘she says’ one businessman is suing his former mistress to get back the S$2 million that he claims was a loan, but she says was a gift. Businessman Toh Eng Tiah, age 55, gave the amount of...

Lottery winnings of a spouse to be shared equally, court reverses finding in S$1.25m 4-D win

Singapore – Singapore’s High Court reversed its decision on the ruling that the lottery winnings of a spouse is for his or her benefit only and not for the family as a whole. The Court of Appeal noted, however, that this is not to be...

India: Supreme Court upholds death sentence in rape-murder case

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the Delhi High Court and trial court decision to award death to all four convicts in the December 16, 2012 gang rape and murder. The judgment was received with an applause from those in the court. The convicts’ lawyer, AP Singh,...

The big problem with Najib Razak

There is a real problem with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak. And the PM seems to have found a way to hold public office without being called or being seen, or even getting prosecuted as a public officer! A court in Malaysia declared the PM is...

Anwar denies attempt to overthrow Mahathir in 1998

Malaysia's Minister of Youths and Sports is in a quandary after jailed former deputy Prime Minister gave minute details of meetings at the ruling United Malays National Organisation (Umno) that took place in 1998. The jailbird Anwar who is serving five years of imprisonment in a...

Who actually appoints Judges in Singapore?

Who actually appoints Judges in Singapore? Whilst one can never actually be clear as the process of selection is clearly shrouded in secrecy but what is known is the Prime Minister consults with the Chief Justice and recommends Judicial appointments to the High Court....

Former professor wins appeal for sex-for-grades case

The actions of former National University of Singapore law professor, Tey Tsun Hung, were "morally reprehensible" but were not corrupt said Justice Woo Bih Li this morning in Singapore's High Court. Tey was found guilty and sentenced to five months' jail last May for...