26 Jan '12, 4am

Man fined $5,000 for threatening ex-girlfriend with knife

Posed photo of a hand holding a knife. -- THE NEW PAPER PHOTO: GAVIN FOO By Elena Chong A Chinese national who pointed a knife at his former girlfriend was fined $5,000 on Thursday. Shi Liping, 26, a Singapore permanent resident, admitted to pointing a 10cm-long knife at Ms Yang Meiqi with intent to cause her alarm at his flat in Guillemard Road on Sept 9 last year. The court heard that Ms Yang, a 19-year-old polytechnic student, had gone to Shi's flat to move her things as their relationship had turned sour. When she was about to leave, he asked her to remove the engagement ring he had given to her.

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