03 Jan '12, 11am
[ST] Ex-NSF jailed 20 weeks for computer misuse
A former police national serviceman who screened his friend's former girlfriend on the police computer system was jailed for 20 weeks on Tuesday. Mohamed Rafiuddin Abdul Rahim, 20, then a Special Constable with Central Police Division, made numerous unauthorised accesses to the Ministry of Home Affairs' Frontline Officers' Computerised System (Focus) between July 29 and Aug 10 last year to retrieve information on Ms Nurul Siddiqah Allawudin, 17. A district court heard that sometime in July, Rafiuddin learnt that his friend, Mr Arifudien Abideen, 20, wanted to rekindle his previous relationship with ex-girlfriend, Ms Nurul. Rafiuddin said he would try to befriend her and put in some good words for Mr Arifudien.