Tag: theft

Altar thief? Foodpanda rider allegedly steals statue of god of prosperity

Singapore—A video of a foodpanda rider allegedly taking something from an altar went viral on Facebook. The CCTV footage showed a foodpanda rider who appears to be stealing a statue of Tua Pek Kong, a folk God of Prosperity. The man, wearing the familiar pink uniform...

Three young friends jailed for robbing prostitutes

Singapore — Three friends thought that an easy way to make money would be by robbing prostitutes. One of them not only robbed a 53-year-old sex worker but also raped her afterwards. Mendel See Li Quan (19), a Malaysian national, has been sentenced to seven...

Debt-ridden maid steals S$22,000 worth of cash and jewellery from employer

Singapore — An Indonesian domestic helper was sentenced to 10 months of jail for stealing S$22,432 worth of cash and jewelry from her employer. Pipin Ahsani Imama (30) began working for her employer in Pavilion Park from Sept 2017 to July 2019. According to court documents,...

Supermarket thief targets bags, phones that customers leave in shopping trolleys

Singapore — It seems like it's hard to unlearn bad behaviour after all. Goh Swee Tian (53) was released from prison after five years of corrective training since 2014, but a difficult life made him turn back to his old ways soon after. This time, Goh...

Australian man goes on a shoplifting spree at Changi Airport, gets 12 days jail

Singapore — An Australian man managed to steal S$10,000 worth of items from shops at Changi Airport within a span of three hours on Monday (Aug 12). Bailey Chad Phillip (45) stayed at Changi Airport for a layover during his flight from Germany to Melbourne. While...

PRC tourist jailed for shoplifting S$19K worth of apparel because it was “easy to steal from Gucci”

A Chinese national was sentenced to nine weeks’ jail yesterday (Aug 22) for stealing luxury apparel worth S$18,750 in total from Marina Bay Sands (MBS) and Paragon shopping mall. Huang Shiyuan, 26, had escaped after stealing from the Gucci store in Paragon in December last...

Man punches and kills friend over an argument about mobile phones

Singapore — Lim Yong Hwee and Goh Khai Beng met at the Institute of Mental Health and became friends. An argument broke out between the two, and Lim ended up punching Goh who fell backwards and cracked his head. According to a report by Today,Mr...

Mum and daughter duo go on shoplifting spree at Orchard Road

Singapore — For those of us short on cash and want to buy stuff, we just go window shopping. A mum and daughter duo however had another plan in mind. Forming an uncanny duo, Fong Leok Moy (68) and her daughter Wong Phuay Yee (41)...

Man wearing socks on hands to steal housemate’s cash jailed

A French national who broke into a housemate's room and stole cash while wearing socks on his hands was caught and jailed for four weeks earlier today (August 20). Christophe Olivier Alexandre, 38, pleaded guilty to one charge of housebreaking by night in order to...

IKEA allegedly parodies man who stole tap from Woodlands police station

A man who stole a tap from a police station in Woodlands to install it in his own home got a three months jail sentence on Thursday (Aug 15). But that did not stop him from being parodied by IKEA. The furniture store allegedly made use...