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  • Two Indians jailed for molestation in Singapore

    Singapore, July 6 (IANS) Two Indians in Singapore were on Monday sentenced to prison in two separate cases of molestation. A court sentenced former gardener Gulcharan Singh, 51, to five months in prison for molesting a 20-year-old student in a lift after stalking her from a bus stop to her housing complex, the Strait Times reported.

  • Teenaged blogger jailed in Singapore for posting offensive videos

    Bangkok, July 6 (IANS/EFE) A 16-year-old blogger was sentenced to four weeks in prison in Singapore for posting offensive videos on YouTube in a trial that attracted much criticism from human rights organisations. Amos Yee was found guilty of insulting Christianity and uploading obscene images. The court dismissed a second charge against the teenager, of criticising former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew who passed away in March, reported Channel News Asia.

  • Singaporean blogger sentenced to jail time already served
    Singaporean blogger sentenced to jail time already served

    A Singapore teenager who posted a video online deemed offensive to Christians and an obscene image of late leader Lee Kuan Yew will be released after the court sentenced him on Monday to jail time already served. A court sentenced Amos Yee, 16, to four weeks of imprisonment from June 2, which means he could be released immediately after spending 50 days in remand. Yee's lawyer said the teenager would appeal against both the conviction and sentence.