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Man jailed for upskirt photos

Posted by jtsmyth8 on November 5, 2008

Lim Eng Koon was caught taking upskirt videos of a 19 year old model distributing flyers. The incident occurred June 3 last year at the Singapore Convention center. The young woman claimed she felt someone touch her thigh and saw Koon with his cell phone under her skirt.

He was quickly detained after a short chase with the help of security officers at the scene. Although this is his first offense the judge should place a strict sentence on him as these type of crimes are increasingly becoming more common. (story)


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Man sentenced to 6 months for mahjong attack

Posted by jtsmyth8 on March 27, 2008

The four friends had played mahjong every week for more than seven years. On Nov 22 last year, the game took a violent turn when 40-year-old Chua Kim Poo was accused of cheating and beaten up.

Tan Leng Yuan, 43, was jailed for six months on Thursday for punching and kicking Mr Chua and stealing $216 from him.

His accomplices, Goh Fui Foo, 40, and Lek Swee Heng, 48, have yet to be dealt with.

A district court heard the four mahjong kakis or partners were playing at a flat in Block 9 Teck Whye Lane at 8.30pm.

When the game ended an hour later, Mr Chua won a total of $60 from the rest.

Lek accused Mr Chua of cheating and they started arguing on the 9th floor staircase landing.

Tan then joined in and punched and kicked Mr Chua. He then took $216 from Mr Chua and handed the money to Lek. (story)

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Wanted man finally arrested after 10 years

Posted by jtsmyth8 on March 21, 2008

Wanted by police for more than 10 years, Goh Chee Kiong was found out when the cops went to break up a quarrel between him and a Chinese national in Geylang on Jan 7.

Goh was jailed for two years and ordered to be given six strokes of the cane on Thursday for an attempted robbery in 1998.

He also admitted to stealing $45,400 from two companies and cheating a woman of $1,000, for which he was jailed another seven months.

A district court heard that Goh, an assistant manager with Studio Cinemas in 1997, stole $25,800 from the safe and went on the run. (story)

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Serial shoplifter sentenced to 6 months

Posted by jtsmyth8 on February 14, 2008

A serial shoplifter, with 14 previous convictions for thefts, was jailed for six months on Wednesday for stealing a Gucci bag – one month after her release from prison for stealing branded bags. Community Court judge Bala Reddy warned Koh Shuen Ling, 33, that she would be considered for corrective training if she steals again.

The court heard that in the latest incident, a sales staff at Gucci in Paragon shopping centre found a black handbag missing from the display shelf on Nov 26 last year.

After viewing the closed-circuit television footage, a senior sales supervisor saw Koh slinging the stolen handbag over her right arm and hiding it with her own carrier bag. (story)

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William Ng: criminal for life

Posted by jtsmyth8 on February 9, 2008

At the age of 15, William Ng was sent to the Singapore Boys’ Home for three years for robbing and hurting a victim. He proved too troublesome there and was packed off to the Reformative Training Centre.

Since his release, Ng, now 38, continued to be in trouble with the law.

He has been jailed for fighting and causing hurt, theft, drug possession and consumption, as well as fined for traffic offences.

On Wednesday, he was sent to jail again, this time for six years and two months and ordered to be caned six times for a host of crimes.

He committed some of the offences in 2002 while still under supervision for consuming drugs a year earlier. (story)

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