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Crime

5 men arrested for rioting at Beo Crescent Food Centre

Five men were arrested by the Police on August 10 for their suspected involvement in a riot incident at Beo Crescent near Havelock Rd. Four of the suspects were arrested at Beo Crescent two hours after the report on the riot was made to the Police and the fifth suspect was arrested in Bukit Batok. According to the Police, five …

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Malaysian jailed twenty months for helping murderer to escape in 2006

On Wednesday (10 August), Malaysian, Ho Yueh Keong was sentenced to 20 months imprisonment for helping "One-eyed Dragon" Tan Chor Jin escaped from Singapore to Johor Bahru after committed a murder of a nightclub owner, Lim Hock Soon. The murder took place at Block 223, Serangoon Avenue 4 where Mr Lim lived with his family on 15 February 2006 at …

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Ex-PCF principal fined $8,000 for stealing $13,538 from the school.

Bavani V R Kumaran was fined $8,000 on Tuesday for misappropriating a total of $13,538 from a PAP community foundation (PCF) that she headed. The 39-year-old pleaded guilty to one charge of criminal breach of trust, with another count of the same taken into account in sentencing. Bavani was the principal of the PCF Sparkletots Preschool at Block 644, Ang Mo Kio Avenue …

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Belgian expatriate pleas guilty for causing death of his five-year-old son

Philippe Marcel Guy Graffart, a Belgian expatriate, pleaded guilty in High Court on Monday (1 August) to a charge of culpable homicide to causing the death of his five-year-old son last October. The 42-year-old man, an Executive Director at the Singapore arm of Nordea Investment Funds, admitted to having suffocated his son with a cushion, Keryan Gabriel Cedric Graffart, and prevented …

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Parcel Scam—Three Malaysians face heavier punishment if convicted

Three Malaysian nationals who were charged in connection with a parcel scam about two weeks ago, now face charges that would result in more severe punishment if they were convicted. Hiu Sheng Fatt, Ooi Lun Xiang and Tee Jia Yong were arrested on 14 July 2016 in suspicion for their involvement in a parcel scam. Deputy Public Prosecutor Charis Low said on …

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Two women charged with murder of their Myanmar helper

A mother and her daughter have been charged with the murder of their domestic helper at their Bishan flat on Thursday (July 28). Prema S Naraynasamy, 58, and Gaiyathiri Murugayan, 36, were accused of killing Piang Ngaih Don, 24, a Myanmar national, in their Bishan flat sometime between Monday (25 July) and Tuesday (26 July) this week. The court documents did not …

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52-year-old man arrested on suspicion of vandalism in the State Court

A room at the pre-trial conference centre on the mezzanine floor of the State Courts was vandalised on Wednesday (July 20). A 52-year-old man was arrested in connection to the case. The room with a video link is where lawyers and their clients are allowed to confer in private. During lunch time, when the room was empty, a man wearing …

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47-year-old man charged for murder at Boat Quay pub

A 47-year-old man has been charged with a murder of a 55-year-old-man at  Boat Quay pub. Thennarasu Karupiah is being accused of causing the death of Mr Arokiasamy Paul Rajoo. The murder took place at Taj Mahal Bollywood Music Lounge, on the third level at 61 Boat Quay last Wednesday. The court charged Mr Thennarasu, who was arrested by the SPF …

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