21 Mar '11, 10am

#Singapore: Man jailed for threatening Borneo Motors' image: AN UNEMPLOYED man who threatened to tarnish the ima...

Khoo Yee Tien was sentenced to three months and two weeks in jail. AN UNEMPLOYED man who threatened to tarnish the image of a car service centre unless he was given $100,000 was sentenced to three months and two weeks in jail. District Judge Low Wee Ping backdated Khoo Yee Tien's sentence to Dec 11 last year, which means he can be released soon. The 26-year-old Malaysian admitted to the amended charge of criminal intimidation by threatening to tarnish Borneo Motors' image unless service manager Mah Yoke Yu, 42, delivered $100,000 to him. He was originally accused of trying to extort money from the company at the service centre at Pandan Crescent on Dec 1, 2010. Assistant Public Prosecutor Asran Samad said that Khoo's services with a company which had a contract for services with Borneo Motors were terminated following some allegations of misconduct. In October last year, K...

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