24 Mar '11, 11am

Robber gets jail, cane for stealing laptop and robbing: By Elena Chong AN UNEMPLOYED man was sentenced to four y...

AN UNEMPLOYED man was sentenced to four years' and 12 strokes of the cane on Thursday for theft of a laptop and robbery. Abusali S.K. Pakir Mydin, 31, admitted to stealing a $3,968 laptop from his nephew, 20-year-old student Nor Azmi Mohamad Azlan, at the latter's home in Boon Lay Drive on July 28 last year. He sold the laptop for $400 and spent the money. He also pleaded guilty to robbing Chinese national Chen Jin Bo, 39, together with his 31-year-old accomplice, of her handbag and valuables totaling $332 in Woodlands on Nov 19, 2010. The court heard that he was cash-strapped and went along with his friend's idea to rob. They drove around in a six-seater vehicle but could not find an easy target. They then went to Geylang where the accomplice lured Ms Chen into the vehicle on the pretext of getting a massage service from her for $100. When Ms Chen felt suspicious and trie...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/...

Tweets

Man jailed, caned for robbing prostitute

channelnewsasia.com 24 Mar '11, 8am

SINGAPORE: A prostitute who thought she had managed to secure a customer, was robbed, tied up and left in a vehicle for si...

#Dumb #thief gets #caught: He saves pics and #video of himself #dancing on #stolen #laptop

#Dumb #thief gets #caught: He saves pics and #v...

singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg 24 Mar '11, 7am

STOMPer majorlulz thinks it pays to be IT-savvy and up to date with technological advances meant to protect tech gadget ow...

A man, who kicked and stomped on a six-year-old till he died, was sentenced to 16 years in jail and 8 strokes of the cane

A man, who kicked and stomped on a six-year-old...

straitstimes.com 28 Mar '11, 8am

A FAMILY friend, who in November 2009 kicked and stomped on a six-year-old till he died, was sentenced to 16 years in jail...

Get Out Of Job Jail: Are you in Job Jail? How can you tell if you're stuck in underemployment? Audrey LeGrand, a...

Get Out Of Job Jail: Are you in Job Jail? How c...

youngupstarts.com 23 Mar '11, 3pm

“Your resume could be landing in the recycle bin across corporate America because it was not thought out, laid-out, or car...

Ong Mingwee was sentenced to 7 years' jail, 8 strokes of the cane for raping a girl he met at a nightspot

Ong Mingwee was sentenced to 7 years' jail, 8 s...

straitstimes.com 05 Apr '11, 9am

Ong Mingwee was sentenced to seven years' jail and eight strokes of the cane for raping a 22-year-old girl he met hours ea...

A S.Korean man was sentenced to 55.5 months and...

straitstimes.com 04 Apr '11, 7am

Choi Hee Soo (not pictured here), 36, pleaded guilty on Monday to six counts of housebreaking and theft and three charges ...

A 57-year-old man with no kidneys may be spared jail for attempting to bribe a police officer

A 57-year-old man with no kidneys may be spared...

straitstimes.com 22 Mar '11, 8am

A district court heard on Tuesday that the 57-year-old (above) sole proprietor of Kao Hong Contractor, who had both kidney...