A man who poured freshly boiled water on his ex-wife’s face following a dispute was jailed six months on Wednesday (20 June).
Stanley Lim Wen Bin, a 33-year-old swimming instructor, beat a red light and drove against the flow of traffic along Petir Road in the accident. For his offences, Lim was jailed five months, fined $1,000 and disqualified from driving for four years on Wednesday (20 June). The accident on 26 May 2017
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He tried to attack a police officer with a stun gun while being placed under arrest. Sivakandesh, 24, also committed a slew of offences against police officers who arrested him on separate occasions, including spitting and using abusive words on them - all within six months of his release from jail for
A police officer who was also a senior member of a secret society as well as the founder and headman of a biker gang was sentenced to one year's jail at the State Courts on Wednesday (20 June).
A man who sexually assaulted and molested his young niece over five years was jailed 10 years and nine months on Tuesday (19 June). The 62-year-old man, who cannot be named to protect the victim’s identity, pleaded guilty in the State Courts to two molest charges and a charge of attempted sexual assault
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When a female doctor refused her request to have surgery for menstrual pains on medical grounds, Elizerbeth Chua Hui Ping became enraged and slapped the heavily pregnant doctor. Chua, a 27-year-old Singaporean, also tried to grab the doctor but was prevented from doing so by a senior staff nurse and
Despite having served 12 years of preventive detention for robbery, he committed a slew of offences ranging from impersonating a cop to cheat a prostitute to verbally abusing an investigating officer. On Tuesday (19 June), Tang Hian Leng, 47, was sentenced in the State Courts to seven years of preventive
A man who sent hoax bomb threats through letters to the Parliament House and the Special Operations Command (SOC) was jailed six months on Monday (18 June).
The trial of a maid accused of making her employer’s eleven-year-old son touch her private parts began on Monday (18 June). The 33-year-old Indian national, who was employed with the family from the start of 2015 to 16 July 2016, faces four counts of committing obscene acts with the child, breaches
A total of 120 deregistered vehicles, mostly saloon cars, were seized by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) at several locations earlier this month. LTA said in a statement on Monday (18 June) it carried out a sting operation on 7 June that netted the vehicles possessed by car dealers and owners that
A man who helped orchestrate car accidents to cheat insurance companies of more than $300,000 in sham property damage and injury claims was sentenced to nine years’ jail on Monday (18 June). Sollihin Anhar, a 42-year-old Singaporean, a former car workshop worker, faced a whooping 203 charges related
An accident involving three vehicles and a wild deer took place along the Bukit Timah Expressway (BKE) early on Sunday (17 June) morning.
Police have arrested a 30-year-old man for alleged murder after a man was found dead after a fight in Geylang.
He filmed four of his family members bathing using a pinhole camera in the shape of a clothes hanger. He also took upskirt videos of his colleagues and videos of them in the toilet using a mobile phone.
If there is an image that sums up the experience of covering the Trump-Kim summit for many journalists, it is a photo tweeted by Bloomberg News journalist Toluse Olorunnipa.
The implementation of the No Smoking Zone in Orchard Road will be delayed by about six months to the end of 2018 to give businesses more time to set up Designated Smoking Areas (DSA), the National Environment Agency (NEA) said on Wednesday. The No Smoking Zone was originally slated to take effect from
At least nine South Koreans staged protests in venues linked to the Trump-Kim summit this week, with five of them arrested under the Public Order Act and deported on Wednesday (13 June). In response to media queries, the police said on Wednesday that in consultation with the Attorney-General’s Chambers
A teenage e-scooter rider admitted to crashing into a housewife, which left the victim in a coma, at the State Courts on Wednesday (13 June).
Foo Siang Thian, 59, pleaded guilty to one charge of armed robbery and one charge of stealing a motorcycle. Foo was also disqualified from holding any motor vehicle license for three years from the time of his release from prison. Another charge of motorcycle theft was taken into consideration for his
Kim Jong Un is a “great guy” with a firm conviction to change his country for the better, said former NBA superstar Dennis Rodman, who has met the North Korean leader several times.
The Trump-Kim summit that took place on Tuesday (12 June) was historic for more than one reason: a number of media outlets also managed to make some historic gaffes about Singapore. It seems the US State Department didn’t get the memo: the long hoped-for reunification is between the two Koreas, not