Tag Archives: Chan Seng Onn

Dr Tan Cheng Bock Calls For Independent Review Of Parti Liyani’s Case

Even though the Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC), Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and Ministry of Manpower (MOM) have promised to be accountable by holding a review, Dr Tan Cheng Bock wonders if the reviews are "independent enough to be 100% objective." Dr Tan Cheng Bock counter-proposes that the government should create an independent review board to look into this case. The benefits of having an independent body will be its ability to uncover any "underlying systematic faults" instead of chasing after short-sighted targets like hunting for individual human errors and finding scapegoats.

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A 44-year-old serial rapist who spiked his victims' drinks with sleeping pills in an unprecedented date rape case, was expressionless as he was sentenced to 371/2 years' jail on Tuesday. Azuar Ahamad, dubbed by a prosecutor as "the worst serial rapist ever to be dealt with in Singapore", was also ordered to be given 24 strokes of the cane. Azuar committed various sexual offences against 22 women in 2008 and 2009 after getting to know them online. In 2012, he pleaded guilty to raping three women and sexually assaulting a fourth. He met them for drinks at nightspots and violated them in hotels and in one case, in the victim's home. The women could not remember what happened after drinking alcoholic shots he bought for them.

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Man climbed through a bedroom window and risked falling five floors in rape attempt

One night in October 2012, he climbed out the living-room window of the fifth-floor flat and onto the parapet. He then climbed through the window of the victim's bedroom. Her bedroom door was locked. Once inside, he covered her mouth and pinned her onto the bed. As they struggled, he violated her sexually and tried to rape her but eventually stopped. He told her he was frustrated after she spurned his affections, and apologised. He even provided his name and contact details and accompanied her downstairs, where she took a taxi to her friend's place. She later made a police report and moved out.

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