04 Apr '11, 11pm

Student placed on probation for pimping in Geylang

Wong Jiong Yang, a 18-year-old Nanyang Polytechnic student, was placed on 18 months probation for pimping three prostitutes. -- ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW A NANYANG Polytechnic student was on Monday ordered to serve 1 1/2 years of probation for living off three Geylang prostitutes. Wong Jiong Yang, 18, also admitted to managing a place of assignation, or the contact point for customers seeking the services of the prostitutes. The first-year mechatronics student had pleaded guilty last month. Sentencing was adjourned to evaluate Wong's suitability for rehabilitation. Probation was recommended and on Monday, District Judge Soh Tze Bian ordered Wong to start off with four months of intensive probation, during which he will be electronically tagged. He would also have to do 100 hours of community service. Wong's parents have to place a $5,000 bond to ensure his good behaviour. H...

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