Court Cases

Acquittal of match-fixing charges against businessman upheld by High Court
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The acquittal of businessman Rajendar Prasad Rai on six match-fixing charges was earlier upheld by the High Court on Tuesday (3 April), following an appeal by the prosecution against the decision made by District Judge Crystal Ong in July 2017. According to Judge Ong, there Read More

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Former SMRT employee sentenced four weeks imprisonment for failing to ensure necessary safety measures put in place to prevent fatal collision
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A former Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) in charge of two SMRT employees who were sent onto the train tracks near Pasir Ris station who were killed due to a train collision on the job in March 2016, was sentenced to four weeks’ jail on Monday Read More

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Couple fined $9000 for giving false address and lying to police officer to enroll their child in a popular school in Bishan
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A couple was fined $9,000 for giving a false residential address in order to enroll their child into a popular school in the Bishan area. The parents cannot be named to protect the identity of their child. The child’s mother, 36, was fined S$5,000 for Read More

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Petition supporting Jolovan hits 4915 signatures, delivered
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

The petition in support of Jolovan Wham, the activist who got slapped with 7 charges relating to organising public assemblies, has been delivered to the Prime Minister and Attorney General in both email and physical copy. Titled, “Drop charges against Jolovan Wham; Protect Read More

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Singaporean man turns himself in after 21 years on the run
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A Singaporean man, Tan Say Wee, 46, turned himself in after 21 years on the run and was convicted of four counts of committing forgery for the purpose of cheating, and another four counts of taking part in a conspiracy to commit such crimes, Read More

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Lawyers for Li Shengwu contest order by AGC to serve papers outside of Singapore
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The lawyers of Mr Li Shengwu, Mr Abraham Vergis and Ms Asiyah Arif of Providence Law, have stated that an order by the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) to personally serve him papers outside of Singapore for contempt of court cannot be considered valid. This Read More

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M Ravi to go through mandatory treatment in lieu of jail term
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Last updated on January 9th, 2018 at 04:02 pmDistrict Judge Brenda Tan has issued an order that non-practising lawyer M Ravi has been ordered to go through an 18-month mandatory treatment for his bipolar disorder in lieu of a jail term, as well as undergo Read More

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Father’s bid to adopt biological son born through surrogate mother, rejected by Singapore court
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The State Court has rejected a Singaporean doctor’s bid on Tuesday (26 December) to adopt his biological son, who was born in the United States through a surrogate mother. District Judge Shobha Nair said that the man was well aware that the medical Read More

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ICA officer found guilty of performing multiple unauthorised checks on foreign women entering Singapore
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A former Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) Inspector, Yeo Kian Boon was found guilty for performing multiple unauthorised checks on foreign women entering Singapore. In defence of his offence, Yeo said that he was trying to make more friends. Yeo, 31, who is now Read More

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Malaysian sentenced to 14 months jail for transporting ill-gotten gains
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A Malaysian was sentenced for 14 months jail on Monday (18 December) for handing $216,000 in ill-gotten gains which she was told to transport from Singapore to Johor Baru on five separate occasions in September. Fong Bee Yeok, 38, pleaded guilty two counts each of receiving Read More

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