04 Mar '11, 8am

Prison officer accused of murder faces 15 theft charges

Prison officer accused of murder faces 15 theft charges

Lim Wee Thong, 45, was accused of murdering a woman in February was charged with stealing $14,000 from her. -- ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW A PRISON officer accused of murdering a woman at Taman Jurong in February was charged with stealing $14,500 from her. Lim Wee Thong, 45, is said to have used Ms Loh Nyuk Moi's OCBC ATM card to withdraw money 15 times from her bank account between Feb 13 and 17, 2011. Except for the first amount of $500 on Feb 13, the other withdrawals were for $1,000 each. The alleged offences took place at Taman Jurong Shopping Centre, Tampines Central, Tampines Street 21 and at Bedok Road. Lim, who was arrested at Causeway Point Shopping Centre on Feb 17, has been accused of murdering the 50-year-old clerk at her former three-room HDB flat at Block 5 Yung Ping Road between Feb 13 and 16. He has been remanded for psychiatric assessment, and will return to...

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