Tag: offence

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...

Man convicted of killing mistress at Gardens by the Bay files appeal

Singapore—A man convicted of strangling his mistress near Gardens by the Bay and then burning her remains has filed an appeal against his conviction and life sentence, according to his lawyer. On September 24, Tuesday, lawyer Mervyn Cheong told a district court that he had filed a...

UK national caught punching Roxy Square guard in viral video gets a week’s jail

Singapore — Stuart Boyd Mills, who was caught on video on April 4 of this year striking a security guard at Roxy Square was given a one-week jail sentence on September 23, Monday. According to his lawyer, Ramesh Tiwary, Mr Mills has been on the receiving end...

Police investigate couple who tried to join Yellow Ribbon Run wearing anti-death penalty shirts

Singapore—A man and woman who tried to join the Yellow Ribbon Run on September 15, Sunday, but were turned away for wearing anti-death penalty t-shirts are now being investigated by the police. While they have not been publicly named, due to the man’s postings on social...

Singaporean serial stalker gets a 2-month jail sentence

Singapore—A Singaporean man who stalked a Kazakhstani woman has pleaded to one charge of unlawful stalking and received a jail sentence of two months on September 12, Thursday. This is not the first time Colin Mak Yew Loong has run afoul of the law for...

Maid who abused elderly bedridden woman in her care gets 4-month jail sentence

Singapore—A domestic helper from Myanmar has received a four-month jail sentence for repeatedly pinching a 67-year-old woman who was in the hospital for end-stage renal failure. The helper, 28-year-old Lain Ngain, retaliated against her elderly charge after the older woman would insult her or throw...

Premier taxicab recalled for porn website sticker on its boot

Singapore—A Silvercab taxi that bore a “Fake Taxi” sticker on its boot has been recalled by its operator, Premier Taxis Pte Ltd. Apparently, “Fake Taxi” is a pornographic website, and the company has called an investigation into the matter. The company’s attention was first called...