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Student pleads guilty to riding e-scooter in a rash manner and hitting 3-year-old girl, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A student riding his e-scooter hit a three-year-old girl, who fell and hit her head when he failed to slow down near a bus stop where there were many people. Muhammad Lutfi Dzakir Abdul Rahman, 18, pleaded guilty on Monday (July 22) to causing hurt to the toddler while riding his e-scooter in a rash manner. The girl cannot be named because of her age. On Aug 10, 2017, she was at Eastpoint Mall in Simei Street 6 with her older brother and their domestic helper. They left the shopping…

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Family of 2-year-old girl allegedly murdered by dad: ‘We don’t hate him, he doted on her’, Singapore News

Relatives of a two-year-old girl who was allegedly murdered by her father in his Sengkang home said that the accused had doted on the victim. Johnboy John Teo, 35, has been charged with the murder of Ashley Clare Teo, who was found lying motionless at Block 163B Rivervale Crescent on Father’s Day (June 16) and later pronounced dead. Teo allegedly suffocated his daughter in a bedroom before slashing his own neck with a knife. According to Shin Min Daily News, family members visited the mortuary on Tuesday (June 18) to…

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68-year-old man suspected of molesting 10-year-old girl in Bedok arrested, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 68-year-old man suspected for molesting a 10-year-old girl has been arrested. In a statement on Tuesday (June 18), police said they arrested the man for his suspected involvement in an outrage of modesty case. Police received a report at about 3.50pm last Friday that a girl was molested by a man she did not know at Bedok North Street 1. Officers from Bedok Police Division investigated the incident and used images from police cameras to identify and nab the man on Monday. If convicted for outrage of…

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Home tutor pleads guilty to molesting girl after class, Singapore News

As her tuition teacher, he would tell her to stay back to complete her maths homework. But instead of helping her with her sums, the man, who was more than three times the girl’s age, molested her. The 48-year-old Indonesian, who is also a Singapore permanent resident, cannot be named to protect the identity of the victim, who was 15 at the time. The mathematics tutor molested his student on multiple occasions from February to March last year. The divorcee has been a tuition teacher for more than a decade,…

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Teenager who molested 12-year-old girl at staircase landing gets 18 months’ probation, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Pretending that he needed help for a photography competition, Lester Ong Pei Cong lured a 12-year-old girl to a staircase landing, where he molested her. The 18-year-old, who is now a full-time national serviceman, was sentenced to 18 months’ supervised probation on Thursday (June 13). Under the conditions of the supervised probation, Ong must remain indoors from 10pm to 6am, and perform 120 hours of community service. To address his sexual offending, he must also attend sessions by a psychologist on healthy sexuality and responsible sexual conduct, as…

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6-year-old girl dies after falling from Ang Mo Kio HDB flat, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – One person heard a six-year-old girl crying alone. Another saw her peering out of the bedroom window. On Tuesday (June 4) afternoon, the girl, who was apparently alone at home, died after reportedly falling from the eleventh storey of a Housing Board block. Paramedics pronounced her dead after they arrived at Block 637 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6. Police were alerted to the death at 5.38pm, and investigations are ongoing. Neighbours told The Straits Times on Wednesday that the girl lived in the unit with her parents and…

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Girl and her friends beat up boyfriend after finding indecent photos, Singapore News

A girl and her friends walloped her boyfriend when they found out that he had taken photos of her sleeping in a sports bra and panties. The group also discovered that he took photos of another girl’s buttocks when she was sleeping in short pants. Yesterday, the court called for a probation report for the girl, who is now 16. Those involved in the case cannot be named due to their ages. The court heard that on Aug 4 last year, the girl, who was 15 then, went for lunch…

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Woman admits being part of all-female group that beat up girl accused of flirting with friend’s boyfriend, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Five women, unhappy with a clubber they accused of flirting with their friend’s boyfriend, ganged up on their teenage victim and rained blows on her. One of the attackers, art school student Grace Quek Xin Hui, 23, pleaded guilty in court on Thursday (May 2) to one count each of assault, rioting and criminal intimidation. The other members of her group – Jamie Thng Yu Xuan, 20, Ang Pek Ling and Gina Yeo Kai Ting, both 21, and Tey Shi Hui, 22, have been dealt with in court…

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Sonny Liew nominated for two Eisners for Eternity Girl, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Singaporean cartoonist Sonny Liew has scored two nominations for this year’s Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards for the limited series Eternity Girl (2018), which he illustrated. The prestigious Eisner Awards, the nominations of which were announced on Friday (Apr 26) by United States organisation Comic-Con International, are considered the Academy Awards of the comics world. Eternity Girl, which Liew and American writer Magdalene Visaggio created for DC Comics’ Young Animal imprint, was shortlisted in three categories, including Best Limited Series. Liew is up for Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker…

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Girl, 6, dies in hospital after being found submerged, unattended in Sentosa’s Festive Hotel’s pool, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Assuming that his six-year-old grandniece could swim without a float, a man left her unattended in a hotel swimming pool – with fatal consequences. Andrea Hailey Tan Yan Ying was found fully submerged in the pool at Sentosa’s Festive Hotel about five minutes later on Oct 7 last year. She died in hospital 10 days later. At the inquiry into her death on Monday (April 15), State Coroner Kamala Ponnampalam said that she died of hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy – lack of oxygen and blood flowing to the brain –…

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