‘Inspired’ by Crimewatch episode, three teens decided to rob sex workers, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – To earn fast cash, three teenagers decided to rob sex workers here after one of them recalled watching crime television series Crimewatch which had a segment on a similar offence. The court heard that Theophileous Jebaraj, 16, John Karan Karunakaran, 18 and a 14-year-old boy were “inspired” to target sex workers as they felt that this was a “safer way of committing robbery”. Court documents did not reveal details about the Crimewatch episode. The two older teenagers pleaded guilty in court on Friday (June 28) to one count…

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