22 Aug '11, 10pm

Shoplifters lined their bags will aluminium foil to beat detectors: by Shaffiq Alkhatib SINGAPORE - To beat shop...

SINGAPORE - To beat shoplifting alarm systems, a gang of four Vietnamese lined handbags with aluminium foil so their loot could be smuggled out undetected from Orchard Road shops. Over two days during the busy Great Singapore Sale last month, the quartet managed to shoplift more than S$9,000 worth of items, mainly clothes, from downtown boutiques. Two were yesterday each sentenced to 12 weeks in jail after pleading guilty to three shoplifting charges in a district court. Five other counts were taken into consideration during sentencing. The group, made up of three women and a man, arrived in Singapore on July 27 and went on their stealing spree almost immediately after checking into a budget hotel in Geylang. As planned, the only man in the group, Le Van Ngoan (picture), 24, would wait outside shopping malls with a large bag while two of his accomplices, Le Thi Hang and Le...

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