Singapore SINGAPORE COURTS 

Bangladeshi jailed for posting nude photos of maid online after she rejected his advances

SINGAPORE – A Bangladeshi man angry with a foreign domestic worker for rejecting his advances leaked her nude photos online. For his actions, Islam Rokibul, 32, a marine trades worker, was sentenced to four months’ jail on Monday (Jan 14). He had pleaded guilty to criminal intimidation and transmitting obscene material by electronic means. Deputy Public Prosecutor Jaime Pang told the court that Islam and his 28-year-old victim first got to know each other on Facebook. The victim cannot be named to protect her identity. One day, Islam had a…

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Murder Singapore SINGAPORE COURTS 

Woman’s appeal over $25m assets rejected

The top court dismissed a woman’s appeal against a High Court decision which found she had tricked her husband into signing a deed of trust that would have left him a pauper and their infant son a millionaire. The assets included a $25 million inheritance from his late mother who was murdered in an unrelated incident barely a week before he signed the deed. The man, identified in court papers as BOK, had signed the deed on March 26, 2014, while he was grieving over his mother who was killed…

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33 months’ jail for Singaporean woman in US Navy graft case

A 57-year-old Singaporean woman involved in the largest bribery and fraud conspiracy in the history of the United States Navy was sentenced yesterday to 33 months’ jail. Sharon Rachael Gursharan Kaur, who was based here and hired as a lead contract specialist for the US Navy, received more than $130,000 in bribes for giving Singapore-based defence contractor Leonard Glenn Francis, or “Fat Leonard”, information about the US Navy that was not available to the public. The case – known as the Fat Leonard scandal – involved some US$35 million (S$48…

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SINGAPORE COURTS 

Man, 22, jailed for rioting and attacking victims with taser, baton

SINGAPORE: A 22 year-old Singaporean man was sentenced to three years’ jail, nine strokes of the cane and a S$5,100 fine for committing a host of offences in multiple incidents that saw him attack some of his victims with weapons, including a taser and baton. Among the list of his offences include rioting, voluntarily causing hurt with a dangerous weapon, unlawful possession of weapons and driving without a licence, court documents show. Pong Jia Rong Kenji pleaded guilty on Monday (May 21) to nine charges. Another 10 similar charges were…

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Hit-and-run driver gave dead ex-colleague’s details to Traffic Police instead of his own

Ivan Tan Chun Keng was sentenced to four months’ jail, a fine of $1,800 and disqualified from driving all classes of vehicles for a year.ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW SINGAPORE – Not only did he crash the car he borrowed, but Ivan Tan Chun Keng also sped off without giving the driver of the other vehicle involved in the collision his particulars. And to make things worse, he used a dead colleague’s particulars instead of his own when asked by Traffic Police (TP) later. On Friday (May 4), the 32-year-old…

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Singapore SINGAPORE COURTS 

Three porridge shop customers jailed for going on a rampage

(From left) Tan Sung Meng and Ang Sim Poh were each sentenced to six weeks in jail while Pang Pei Pei was jailed for four weeks. ST PHOTOS: WONG KWAI CHOW When a waitress could not give them a breakdown of their $28 bill, two men and a woman went on a rampage, hurling bowls and smashing chairs onto the food counter of an eatery. The minute-long tantrum cost Heng Long Teochew Porridge more than $10,000 in damage and losses. The men – Tan Sung Meng, 47, and Ang Sim Poh,…

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Doctor accused of raping patient goes on trial

SINGAPORE: A doctor who was attending to his regular female patient allegedly raped her after she had gone to him complaining of an itch in her genitals and frequent urination. The victim testified in a closed-door hearing on the opening day of the trial on Monday (Apr 30). Wee Teong Boo, 67, is accused of committing the offence while examining the victim, who cannot be named due to a gag order. In their opening address, Deputy Public Prosecutors Sharmila Sripathy-Shanaz, Amanda Chong and Chew Xin Ying said that on Dec 30, 2015, the victim, who…

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Syndicate leader gets 5 years, 8 months’ jail, $30m fine for smuggling cigarettes and bribing Certis Cisco officer

Singapore Customs officers conducted an operation in the vicinity of the Jurong Port on March 30, 2016, and recovered a total of 10,500 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes from a white truck.PHOTO: SINGAPORE CUSTOMS SINGAPORE – A 50-year-old syndicate leader was jailed five years and eight months, and fined $30 million, on Thursday (March 22) for crafting a plan to smuggle contraband cigarettes into Singapore. Mok Chee Kin, who is stateless, was handed the heaviest sentence for contraband cigarette offences in four years, Singapore Customs and the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau…

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Malaysian jailed for 36 months for making false declarations in bringing $12 million cash into Singapore

SINGAPORE – Hoping to earn some easy money, a Malaysian man agreed to help an Indian national deliver various amounts of cash to persons in Singapore. Earning an average of RM2,500 (S$844) a month, Abdul Jalil Sulaiman brought into Singapore a total of nearly $12 million over almost eight months, without giving accurate declarations to officers at the Woodlands checkpoint. It is the highest amount of cash brought into Singapore illegally. The 47-year-old father of six was jailed for 36 months on Wednesday (Feb 7) after he admitted to 30…

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Destructive love triangle finally comes to an end….

While in the Singapore Sharia Courts we came across a heartfelt human-interest story. On the 4th of January 2018 Mrs. Saniman finally a won her son back from her career criminal and drug addicted ex husband, Saiful Bahri Bin Sarbor Khan. At 39 years of age, Mr. Saiful, a known Omega gang member, residing at the notorious Boon Lay Drive area lost care and control of their 8 year old son to the small boys’ visibly emotional and relieved mother. Not being able to appear in person, Mr. Saiful contested…

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