Crime

34-yr-old woman imprisoned for failure in duty of care to her 39 pet cats

Agri-Food and Veterinary (AVA) of Singapore has announced that a Singaporean woman, Roslina Binte Roslani, was sentenced to 2 weeks imprisonment for failure in duty of care to her 39 pet cats. The 34-year-old woman was sentenced to a total of 5 years 6 months and 4 weeks jail for the failure of duty of care and other drug related charges. …

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Duty-unpaid cigarettes hidden within modified compartment of prime mover

On 4 November 2016 at about 10pm, an Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officer at the Jurong Scanning Station directed a Singapore-registered prime mover, driven by a male Chinese national, for further inspection as the officer had noticed anomalies in the scanned images of the 40-footer container although the driver claimed that it was empty.  During the course of the inspection, …

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30-yr-old Bangladeshi male arrested while trying to swim out of Singapore

A 30-year-old male Bangladesh national was arrested by the coast guards on Tuesday for trying to swim out of Singapore through the Woodlands Waterfront. Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers at Woodlands Checkpoint were informed on 25 October 2016 at about 11.20pm that a man was sighted swimming towards the water pipeline alongside the Causeway. ICA and Police Coast Guard …

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Man sentenced 6 months imprisonment for smuggling three birds

Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) has announced that a 29-year-old Singaporean man, Muhammad Farhan bin Abdullah, was sentenced on 26 October 2016 to 3 months imprisonment for illegally importing 3 Red-whiskered Bulbul birds, and 3 months imprisonment for subjecting the birds to unnecessary suffering or pain, which will run concurrently. AVA said that it was notified by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority …

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A man arrested for his suspected involvement in series of cheating cases

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) has arrested a 45-year-old man for his suspected involvement in a series of cheating cases of “Hot Toys” Iron Man figurines which were sold online. The Police said that it received multiple reports since 4 October 2015 of victims who were allegedly cheated after placing orders for the figurines. The victims failed to receive their …

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