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Law & Order

25-year-old man arrested for impersonating as Police officer

A 25-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday (19 March) for his suspected involvement in a case of impersonating as a police officer. The police said in a press release on Thursday that it was earlier alerted to a case of a man identifying himself as a police officer from the Criminal Investigation Department. The man purportedly asked a male victim …

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Reopening of 1MDB probe by MAS not politically influenced but “to protect public interest”: Enforcement Dept exec director

Singapore’s extensive probe into illegal financial activities surrounding Malaysian state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) was not politically influenced, but rather motivated by an obligation to safeguard “public interest”. The Monetary Authority of Singapore’s Enforcement Department executive director Gillian Tan told The Straits Times on Wed (20 Mar) that “We do it simply to look at whether a breach has …

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Man fined $2,000 for breaching pet shop licensing conditions

An 81-year-old man has been fined $2,000 for breaching pet shop licensing conditions by failing to ensure that the bird cages were kept clean and dry. In a press release on Thursday (21 March), Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) said that its officers conducted an unannounced routine check on Lee Ah Leng Bird Shop for compliance on pet shop licensing …

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Two men fined under Prevention of Corruption Act for giving and receiving bribes to advance business interest

The director of a wholesale trade company and a sales executive of a department store at Dunlop Street were fined for giving and receiving gratification under the Prevention of Corruption Act. Mohamed Malik Seeni Syed, a director of wholesale trade company Via Star (S) Pte Ltd, and Arunachalam Arunraj, both Indian nationals, a sales executive of department store Appollo Sellappas …

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Leong Sze Hian being asked to pay a total of S$21,000 by High Court for cost after his counterclaim against PM Lee was struck out

Davinder Singh Chambers (DSC), the law firm representing Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his defamation suit against veteran blogger Leong Sze Hian, has sent a statement on 14 March (Thursday) requesting Mr Leong to pay a total of S$21,000 for two summonses. “As you know, on 12 March 2019, the Honourable Justice Aedit Abdullah allowed SUM 148 and dismissed …

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ICA: 6,000 of duty-unpaid cigarettes seized in Tuas

A total of 6,000 of duty-unpaid cigarettes were seized in Tuas on Monday (11 March) at about 1.30 pm. According to the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA), its officers conducted checks on a 40-footer container at a warehouse in Tuas which was earlier presented for clearance at the Pasir Panjang Scanning Station. The consignment was declared to contain ten “Game …

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