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Suspected drug abuser offers CNB officer RM50 bribe for his release, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A suspected drug abuser’s attempt to bribe an officer from the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) with RM50  (S$16.50) for his release was thwarted when the officer rejected the offer and reported the bribery attempt to his supervisor. Officers from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority conducted a routine check on the 35-year-old man at Woodlands Checkpoint on Wednesday (July 10) and referred him to the CNB for investigation into suspected drug abuse. The man, who is a Malaysian national and a Singapore work permit holder, offered the officer a bribe…

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Singapore 

Celebrity DJ Tenashar arrested twice in three days for suspected drug offences, trespass, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Celebrity DJ Tenashar has been arrested twice in the space of three days – for drug offences in Johor, then trespass and drug-related offences in Singapore. Debbie Valerie Tenashar Long was released from prison less than two months ago for drug offences dating from 2015. However, she was arrested after an incident last Friday (July 5) in Johor Bahru and a Johor police source told The Straits Times on Thursday (July 11) that the 33-year-old’s urine samples had tested positive for drugs. She was subsequently released and returned…

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Singapore 

Man arrested for suspected drink driving after car bursts into flames at Pasir Ris Drive 1, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 44-year-old man has been arrested for suspected drink driving after the car he was in crashed into a road divider and subsequently burst into flames on Sunday morning (July 7). Police said they were alerted to an accident involving a car along Pasir Ris Drive 1, towards Punggol Central, at 6.53am. No injuries were reported in the incident. Photos on Telegram group SgRoad Blocks show the car engulfed in flames, with plumes of smoke billowing out of it. The police are investigating the incident. This article was…

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Global 

Canada investigates suspected foul play in pork shipment that led to China ban

A controversial pork shipment that prompted China to halt Canadian imports may have come from someplace else, according to the government in Ottawa.China’s suspension threatens to upend meat trade flows at a time when African swine fever is already disrupting markets across the globe. Meanwhile, Canada said it is investigating the pork cargo, which came attached with counterfeit health certificates.“There is someone out there who is falsifying Canadian certificates because they think it is in… Source link

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Singapore 

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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Singapore 

Police arrest man suspected of robbing 78-year-old with penknife in Tampines, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 28-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday (May 29) for allegedly attempting to rob an elderly man with a penknife in Tampines. In a statement on Wednesday, the police said the man was clad in a black hoodie when he tried to rob the 78-year-old victim at Block 266 Tampines Street 21. The man fled after the victim shouted for help. He did not manage to make away with any of the victim’s belongings. The victim also escaped unhurt. Officers from the Bedok Police Division identified the suspect…

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Singapore 

Dead cat found at Yishun void deck, abuse suspected, Singapore News

A dead cat was found at the void deck of Block 430B, Yishun Avenue 11, yesterday morning. The cat had been partially shaved and there were bloodstains on the floor and walls. Community cat group Yishun 326 Tabby Cat was informed by the Sembawang Town Council that a cleaner had found the cat. It informed the police and reported the case to the Animal & Veterinary Service (AVS) and the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA). AVS Group director Ms Jessica Kwok confirmed that it “had been alerted…

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Singapore 

3 boys suspected of stealing cash, headphones from Tampines school arrested, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Three boys who are suspected to have made off with valuables from a school in Tampines have been arrested. The youths aged between 15 and 16 are currently assisting with investigations, said police on Friday (May 17). Police said they were alerted at about 11.50am on Wednesday by a school located in Tampines Street that some cash and a pair of headphone were missing from its office. A staff access card had also been reported missing prior to the incident. The trio is believed to have used it…

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Singapore 

Man suspected of stealing cash cards, valuables from vehicles in Choa Chu Kang arrested, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A man, who is suspected to have stolen from several vehicles parked in Choa Chu Kang, has been arrested. In a statement on Sunday (May 12), police said that a 26-year-old man was arrested for his suspected involvement in a series of motor vehicle thefts. Police added that they received several reports of cash cards and valuables stolen from vehicles parked at carparks in Choa Chu Kang between March 31 and May 3. Officers from Jurong Police Division arrested the man on Sunday after establishing his identity through…

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Hong Kong’s securities watchdog freezes brokerage accounts for suspected involvement in misleading data

Hong Kong’s securities watchdog has frozen an unknown number of client accounts managed by three brokerages which were related to the suspected disclosure of false or misleading financial information by a listed company. The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has issued restriction notices that prohibit Changjiang Securities Brokerage, Haitong International Securities Company and Kingston Securities from dealing with assets held in those accounts, it said in a statement on Friday. The brokerages are not the focus of the SFC’s investigation, the SFC said. Their operations and other clients will not…

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