15 Mar '11, 11am

I told u Mustafa cable ties on plastic bags don't work as anti-theft

SINGAPORE : Three women have been sentenced to jail for shoplifting at Mustafa Centre in Little India. Two of them, 32-year-old Hawa Nachia A Muhammad Yassin and her sister-in-law, 35-year-old Najmudeen Saharjath, will each have to spend 12 weeks behind bars. The housewives had worked together with an alleged accomplice, Najmudeen's husband Mohammed Riaz, to steal more than S$2,500 worth of items from the 24-hour store on January 15. They had taken items such as clothes, stationery and toiletries. According to court documents, the trio arrived at the store at around 8.45pm that day and they gathered several pieces of Mustafa Centre shopping bags which they had found discarded within the premises. They then helped themselves to the goods on display, removing the security tags before stuffing their loot into the bags. As a security measure, cashiers at Mustafa Centre secure ...

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