Tag Archives: Jail

BISHAN “GAY” SENTENCED TO 1 YEAR JAIL FOR MOLESTING BOY

A part-time tutor who is known as "the Bishan gay" among students in the area was sentenced to 12 months' jail on Friday for molesting a 12-year-old boy in a mall toilet. Cheng Hoe Huat was found guilty after a two-day trial of molesting the student three times in the male toilet of Bishan Junction 8 shopping centre on 13th November 2013.

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SINGAPOREAN JAILED FOR USING FAKE DEGREE AND TESTIMONIALS

34 year-old Yeo Cheng San was desperate for a job after his hair salon folded in 2004. Without anywhere to go, he decided to buy fake degrees in human resource management from the Florida International University over the Internet. He bought a Bachelor's degree, a Master's degree and a Post Graduate Diploma, which cost him over $8,000. He later used these fake degrees to secure jobs with 3 companies, where he used to earnbetween $9,000 and $12,800 a month.

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2 MALAYSIAN DRUG TRAFFICKERS SPARED JAIL

Four years after being sentenced to death, 2 convicted drug traffickers were spared the gallows today. Malaysians 31 year-old Cheong Chun Yin and 60 year-old Pang Siew Fum were sentenced to life imprisonment for trafficking 2.7kg of heroin to Singapore on June 16, 2008. They were convicted in 2010. Cheong was also given 15 strokes of the cane — the minimum prescribed by the Misuse of Drugs Act.

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AMOS YEE TO SPEND A NIGHT IN JAIL AFTER PARENTS REFUSED TO BAIL HIM OUT

YouTuber Amos Yee will spend at least one night in remand, after his parents refused to post bail for him. Yee, who was charged on Mar 31 after posting a video which contained disparaging remarks against Christians, faced new conditions for bail after his pre-trial conference on Friday (Apr 17). Yee arrived at the State Courts at 3.15pm, 45 minutes before his closed-door meeting. At 5pm, his parents walked out of the State Courts without him.

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CONSTRUCTION DIRECTOR WHO ASSAULTED MOM OFFICER, DEMANDED BRIBES JAILED

A 40 year-old Singapore PR, Sheng Jianzhong, formerly a managing director at a construction firm Sheng Yu Construction Builders, was fined S$169,000 for demanding money from foreign workers in exchange for employment. This is the highest fine dished out by the courts since the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act (EFMA) was enhanced in November 2012. Sheng was also sentenced to 3 weeks’ jail for assaulting a Ministry of Manpower (MOM) officer. Sheng was charged with 38 counts of receiving kickbacks from 24 foreign workers, 1 count of obstruction of justice and 1 count of use of criminal force on a civil servant, the MOM said yesterday.

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