Singapore 

Short detention order for e-bike rider who rode into jogger, causing brain injury, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A teenager who caused a brain injury to a jogger after riding into him on his power-assisted bicycle (PAB) was sentenced to a week’s short detention order on Tuesday (April 16). Joven Heng Gin How, now 20 and a full-time national serviceman, had been riding the vehicle for the first time and reached a speed of around 40kmh on a footpath near Marina Bay Sands. Under the order, offenders are put behind bars for a short time but will not have a criminal record after their release. Heng…

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‘I am innocent’: Former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn to leave prison after more than 100 days in detention

A Japanese court on Tuesday rejected a last-minute attempt by prosecutors to keep former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn in prison, ruling that the once-feted executive could be released on US$8.9 million bail after more than 100 days in detention.The Tokyo District Court, which had earlier granted Ghosn bail, said it had rejected an appeal by prosecutors who had sought to keep him in prison, pending his trial for financial misconduct.The ex-chairman of Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi Motors… Source link

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China 

‘I’ve never suffered such personal humiliation’: Chinese business chief Zhang Shiwen’s 21 days in detention

Zhang Shiwen had gone four days without water, too appalled by his surroundings to drink, when his sense of cleanliness finally gave way to his thirst. He picked up the bowl that he shared with 24 other men at the Dalian municipal detention centre and took a sip. Conscious that he was possibly drinking the saliva of assorted drug addicts, pimps and thieves, the detained businessman said later in a commentary on social media that he felt his self-esteem “shatter”. “I have never suffered such personal humiliation,” he says now.…

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Singapore 

Man who removed bus stop bench to check its dimensions for flat renovation gets detention, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A man who wanted to remake his new flat so it resembled a bus stop removed a grey metal bench from an actual stop in Braddell Road in June last year. Tan Ke Wei, 22, took the bench – valued at $1,500 – home in a garbage bag. He was sentenced to a seven-day short detention order on Tuesday (Oct 9) after pleading guilty in August. The incident occurred near midnight on June 14 last year when Tan was waiting for a bus. He starting meddling with the…

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