08 Feb '11, 8am

Man gets jail and caning for rioting

Man gets jail and caning for rioting

Mr Lim, 38, alias Orh Pa or Black Panther, died 12 hours after the attack by two of the members with a metal rod and a metal pipe. -- PHOTO: WANBAO A MAN originally accused of murdering a cleaner at Teck Whye Lane was sentenced to 40 months' jail and six strokes of the cane for rioting on Tuesday. Gunesh Kumar Loganathan, 25, pleaded guilty last week to being with Augustine William, Sathya, Narendran Ravindran and another in the illegal assembly to cause hurt to Mr Lim Eng Soon. Mr Lim, 38, alias Orh Pa or Black Panther, died 12 hours after the attack by two of the members with a metal rod and a metal pipe. Gunesh is the first in the group to be dealt with. Augustine, 22, is expected to plead guilty to a similar charge on Feb 17 while Sathya, 23, and Narendran, 28, are facing trial in the High Court for the alleged murder. The prosecution had sought more than three years' ...

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