Criminal Justice

Director charged by MOM for illegal labour importation and kickback offences
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

On 29 August 2017, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) charged a 42-year-old Singaporean woman, Poh Kwi Ko, the Director of Aik Heng Contracts and Services Pte Ltd, for offences under the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act (EFMA). Poh faced a total of 42 charges; 10 Read More

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Court dismissed defamation suit filed by Certis Cisco against former actress after four years of lawsuit
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

After four long exhausting years of fighting a defamation suit filed by Certis Cisco Security Private Ltd (Certis Cisco) against her, Mdm Ho Seng Mui, can finally breathe a sigh of relief with the dismissal of the suit by District Judge Loo Ngan Chor with Read More

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Workers’ Party MPs file defence in AHTC suit; Maintains MPs acted in good faith and in accordance with duties as Town Councillors
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

On 26 July, the independent panel which was appointed to Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) in consultation with Housing Development Board on Feb 2017, filed a lawsuit against several of the town councillor and a few other over alleged breach of fiduciary duties in failing to comply with Read More

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Criminal and Human Rights Lawyer Fined $6,000 for a Poem on Death Penalty that “Scandalised the Judicary”
By Ariffin Sha Published on by Ariffin Sha 0

By Ariffin Sha Mr Eugene Thuraisingam, a prominent criminal and human rights lawyer, was found guilty of contempt of court and fined $6,000 by Justice See Kee Oon in the High Court earlier today for a poem he penned. The poem, which concerned Read More

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Singapore’s Apex Court: “Powerful Probability” of Miscarriage of Justice in Death Penalty Case
By Ariffin Sha Published on by Ariffin Sha 0

By Ariffin Sha In the latest twist to what has been, under all circumstances, a most unusual case, the Court of Appeal (‘the Court’) has held that its previous decision on case involving Nigerian national Ilechukwu must be reviewed. Chao Hick Tin J, Read More

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No Innocent Explanation? – Death Row Inmate’s Lawyers use Evidence Adduced by the Prosecution to Seek Inmate’s Second Acquittal
By Ariffin Sha Published on by Ariffin Sha 0

By Ariffin Sha In a twist of Shakespearean proportions,  Mr Eugene Thuraisingam, the lawyer for death row inmate Ilechukwu, has used evidence produced by the Prosecution to argue for his client’s acquittal. The Defence counsel made the case that the results of a Read More

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The Case Against Prabgaran’s Execution; Are we 100% sure that this man is guilty?
By Ariffin Sha Published on by Ariffin Sha 0

Prabagaran, a 29 year-old Malaysian, is set to be hung at dawn in less than 48 hours. With the exception of Kho Jabing, all executions in Singapore have always been carried out on Friday at dawn, and barring a miracle, Praba will suffer Read More

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MHA arrests first female Singaporean for radicalism under the Internal Security Act
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

According to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)’s press release issued on Monday (12 June), it has  detained the first female Singaporean for radicalism under the Internal Security Act (ISA) which allows the state to detain an individual without trial and without a Read More

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2,926 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes in Sungei Tengah Rd and Soon Lee Street
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Singapore Customs has seized more than 2,900 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes, from a farm in Sungei Tengah Road and a commercial building in Soon Lee Street, during an earlier operation on 2 June. Officers from Singapore Customs were keeping a close watch on the Read More

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9,000 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes seized at Woodland Checkpoint
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Last updated on June 8th, 2017 at 12:47 pmA Malaysia-registered truck, driven by a lone 33-year-old Malaysian man, was directed for further checks after arriving at the Woodlands Checkpoint by an officer from the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) on 2 June 2017 at Read More

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