Tag Archives: Straits Times 17 April 2014

Jailed for trespass and molestation

He suddenly touched her near her groin and said there was a hole in her shorts. She looked down and said there was none. Instead of getting out on the eighth floor, he began to ask her about her parents. When she asked him why he was still in the lift, he pressed the button for the 11th floor She made a phone call to her husband. As she got out on the 10th floor, Ong touched her buttocks and commented that she was pretty. A third charge of insulting modesty was considered.

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Greek national Pittis Stavros' bail was doubled to $120,000 pending his appeal against conviction and sentence. After a 13-day trial, the 58-year-old was found guilty last week of criminal breach of trust while he was entrusted with the fuel, as chief engineer of MV Sakura Princess, a ship chartered by V8 Pool, which runs a fleet of vessels.

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Indonesia’s armed forces chief says ‘no apology’ for naming of frigate

Indonesia's Armed Forces Commander, General Moeldoko, said it was incorrectly reported that he had made an apology over the naming of a navy frigate after two Indonesian marines behind a 1965 bombing in Singapore. Dr Moeldoko told reporters on Thursday that his comments, in an interview with Singapore broadcaster Channel NewsAsia aired on Tuesday, were misunderstood. "Saying sorry that the naming of the Usman Harun is our final decision, does not mean saying sorry. If things are twisted, that's normal for reporters," he said.

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