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Man jailed for stealing police station tap, Singapore News

While at the police station to bail his brother out, the man stole a tap from the toilet for his home. Yesterday, Seah Kian Li, 50, was jailed three months for vandalism. At about midnight on March 1, Seah was using the toilet on the third storey of Woodlands Police Division HQ when he noticed the basin tap was loose. He found it suitable for his home toilet basin, and unscrewed it from the sink. The tap was only discovered missing on March 28 by a cleaning supervisor doing her…

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Man tried to shave woman at Tampines East MRT station, Singapore News

A man was leaving Tampines East MRT station and shaving his chin with a disposable razor. When he later walked past a 19-year-old woman at about midnight on Nov 26 last year, he tried to shave her chin, causing a cut of about 1cm. The woman sought medical treatment at Changi General Hospital two days later. Clement Sng Tze Min, 39, was yesterday convicted of five charges of mischief and two charges of voluntarily causing hurt. The court heard that on several occasions in 2017, Sng removed five PIN (personal…

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Police say allegations that MRT station checks target Malays are ‘baseless, irresponsible’, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Allegations that police officers conducting checks at MRT stations target Malays are untrue and irresponsible, the police said in a Facebook post on Wednesday (July 10). A video showing police officers conducting checks on a man at Bishan MRT station has been circulating online. The man in the video, who speaks to the officers in Malay, asks them why they “always scan Malays”. Police said there have been several comments online stating such checks were targeted at Malays. “Such allegations are untrue, baseless, irresponsible, and may stir up…

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Double-decker bus crashes into taxi stand shelter at Bishan MRT Station, no injuries reported, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A SBS Transit double-decker bus crashed into the shelter of a taxi stand at Bishan MRT Station during the morning rush hour on Wednesday (June 26), damaging it. A witness by the name of Kelvin who was in the vehicle behind the bus shared the in-car camera recording of the incident, which took place at at about 8.50am, with citizen journalism website Stomp. There were 91 commuters on the bus at the time of the incident, SBS Transit told The Straits Times. “A Service 13A bus hit the…

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Jail for two brothers who threw Molotov cocktails at St James Power Station nightspot, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Two brothers flung Molotov cocktails at a bar in St James Power Station after bouncers told the older sibling and his friends to get out of another nightspot in the vicinity following a dispute in 2016. Bryan Ho Chang Rong, 29, was sentenced to two years and four months’ jail on Monday (June 17), while his younger brother Cephas Ho Jin An, 26, was given two years and nine months’ jail. The pair, who committed the offence with three friends, had earlier pleaded guilty to one count each…

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SCDF ragging incident death: 2 commanders of fire station contest charges, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Two Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers allegedly involved in a ragging incident which left a full-time national serviceman dead are contesting the charges against them. In the incident on May 13 last year, 22-year-old Corporal Kok Yuen Chin drowned when he was thrown into a pump well at Tuas View Fire Station during a celebration to mark the completion of his national service. The two officers, Kenneth Chong Chee Boon, 38, a lieutenant, and Nazhan Mohamed Nazi, 40, a first senior warrant officer, were commander and deputy…

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Driver of Singapore-registered BMW caught changing number plates at Malaysia petrol station, Singapore News

The driver of a Singapore-registered vehicle was caught changing his number plates at a petrol station in Malaysia, which led to an uproar online when the video went viral, reported Sin Chew Daily. The man was filmed switching the number plates on his gold BMW sedan while filling up petrol. Citing Singapore’s Shin Min Daily, the man kept glancing over his shoulders and acting suspiciously. Netizens have accused him of trying to evade the law by framing the owner of another vehicle. 20may2018 spotted by members the bmw driver using…

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Canberra station on North-South Line to open on Nov 2, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The new Canberra station, located between Sembawang and Yishun stations on the North-South Line, will open on Nov 2 this year. Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan made the announcement during a site visit of the station on Monday (May 20) afternoon. The station, which is only the second to be built on an existing line after Dover station on the East-West Line, is a 10-minute walk away from an estimated 17,000 households in nearby estates such as Sembawang Springs, EastLink I and…

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Dispenser meter continues running after customer stops pumping petrol at Upper Serangoon station: Caltex investigating, Singapore News

A Caltex fuel dispenser has been put under maintenance after a customer reported the meter continued running even after he had stopped pumping petrol into his motorbike’s fuel tank, Chevron Singapore said in a statement to Stomp. They are investigating the matter. Several Stomp contributors¬†alerted Stomp to a video taken by the customer at a Caltex petrol station at Upper Serangoon on Wednesday (Apr 24). In the video, the customer records the meter running even when he had stopped filling his vehicle’s tank with petrol. He warns others to “be…

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Woman’s leg trapped in between MRT train and platform at Buona Vista station during peak hour, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A woman who was travelling on the Circle Line had her leg trapped in the gap in between the platform at Buona Vista Station and an MRT train during the Monday morning (April 8) peak period. In a Facebook post on Monday morning, user Brandon Wong said that the train was “full to the brim and passengers were rushing to get out of the train”. A woman fell after she was pushed and her right leg was caught in the gap from the knee down. The Facebook user…

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