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Man arrested for allegedly burning Singapore national flags, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A man was arrested on Wednesday (Aug 7) for allegedly burning Singapore national flags. The police were alerted to the burnt state flags found at Block 774, Woodlands Crescent at 12.40 pm on Monday. Officers from the Woodlands Police Division identified the suspect through ground enquiries and closed-circuit television images before arresting the 25-year-old on Wednesday. According to the police, the suspect, who is believed to be involved in similar cases in Woodlands, is expected to be charged in court with mischief by fire. Those convicted may be…

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Nigerian in jail for money laundering allegedly cheated fellow inmate, Singapore News

Amos Paul Gabriel, the Nigerian involved in an international money laundering scheme, was back in court yesterday to face a cheating charge. Amos, 48, had allegedly cheated another inmate Milled El Khouri of A$40,000 (S$38,000) sometime between January and May last year at Changi Prison Complex. He allegedly deceived the victim into believing the money would be used to post bail for him. The victim then delivered cash to a person named Chung Ting Fai through a person named Enkhadalai Mandakh. At the time of the offences, Amos was in…

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Two drivers arrested for allegedly getting into a brawl along road at Changi, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Two drivers were arrested for allegedly getting into a brawl at Changi on Wednesday (July 31) morning. The police said they were alerted to a call for assistance at Changi South Avenue 3 at about 8.10am. A 23-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman were arrested for fighting in public. The police are investigating the incident. In a video that is making the rounds on Facebook, the drivers can be seen shoving, shouting and hurling vulgarities at each other as they stand on the road, in between their vehicles.…

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Police looking into rap video by local YouTube star Preetipls allegedly containing offensive content, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The police are investigating an online rap video allegedly containing offensive content that was made in response to a recent advertisement by e-payments website epaysg.com. The rap video, which The Straits Times understands features local YouTuber Preeti Nair and her brother, rapper Subhas Nair, was posted on Facebook and YouTube on Monday (July 29). In a statement on Tuesday, the police said they are aware of the video and a report against it has been lodged. “The police will not tolerate any offensive content that causes ill will…

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Eye doctor allegedly threw glass bottle at car in road rage incident, Singapore News

A senior consultant at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital is alleged to have thrown a glass bottle at a car in a road rage incident earlier this year. Lennard Harold Thean See Yin, 55, the head of ophthalmology at JurongHealth Campus, faces one charge each of committing a rash act and harassment. Ophthalmology deals with eye disorders and diseases. According to court documents, he was driving along Queen Astrid Park Road, in the Holland Village area, on March 18 when the incident happened. At about 8.35pm, Thean allegedly behaved in…

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Grab investigating incident of man confronting delivery guy for allegedly speeding on PMD, Singapore News

“I told him, logically, that if he was able to tap me on the shoulder, then I could not have been speeding. “I went off but then he cursed my mother and I came back and put down my scooter before asking him what’s the issue. “He started getting aggressive and his wife told me to go away but I didn’t. “He then took out his belt and started swinging it at me but his wife stopped him. “I started recording the video after that.” In the video, the man…

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Male teacher allegedly molested seven teenage boys, including in school, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A male teacher allegedly molested seven teenage boys at several places, including in his school in the northern part of Singapore, between 2015 and 2017. The 38-year-old man was taken to court on Thursday (July 18) and was charged with nine counts of molestation. Court documents said two boys were targeted twice each. It was not stated if the seven boys were students at the school. Six were 14 years old and one was 15 at the time of the alleged offences. The man cannot be named due…

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Pontian Wanton Noodles investigating employee who allegedly kept dumplings that fell on the floor, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A diner’s Facebook post about a noodle stall employee who allegedly kept dumplings in a box after they had fallen on the floor has been making the rounds online. Netizen Neb Mil wrote on Wednesday (July 17) that an employee of Pontian Wanton Noodles at the coffeeshop at Block 682, Hougang Avenue 4, had dropped some dumplings on the floor. He said that she had picked them up and placed them in a container together with other dumplings. He wrote: “I told her to dispose all (the dumplings)…

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Man arrested for allegedly stealing $13,000 worth of items in Yishun, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A safe containing jewellery, branded pens, two mobile phones and a laptop amounting to $13,000 was found to be stolen from a residential unit in Yishun. The incident, which took place along Yishun Avenue 6, was reported to the police on Friday (July 12) around 1pm. On Sunday, a 58-year-old man was arrested along Bukit Batok Street 52 for his suspected involvement in the housebreaking case. His identity was established with the help of police cameras and officers from the Woodlands police division. The man is expected to…

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Murder charges withdrawn for three men allegedly linked to Orchard Towers death, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Three men allegedly linked to the Orchard Towers killing were given a discharge amounting to an acquittal of their murder charges on Thursday (July 11). Tan Hong Sheng, 22, Loo Boon Chong, 25, and Chan Jia Xing, 26, had their charges reclassified to that of consorting with a person carrying an offensive weapon in a public place. Accused parties given a discharge amounting to an acquittal cannot be charged again with the same offence. Tan and Chan were each offered bail of $25,000 while Loo’s bail was set…

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