11 May '11, 7am

4 Indian nationals jailed for using fake chips in MBS casino

SINGAPORE - In the first case of its kind, four Indian nationals were sent to jail yesterday for using fake chips at the Marina Bay Sands (MBS) casino on Dec 29 last year. The men, who were all from Mumbai, had used 39 counterfeit S$1,000 chips in all. A fifth man involved in the scam is at large after he jumped bail. Vishal Sopan Gurav, 24, Kunal Balan Shettiyar, 24, and Maqsud Ibrahim, 28, each pleaded guilty to eight of 33 charges and will spend 42 months behind bars. District Judge Wong Peck sentenced the fourth man, 33-year-old Soheel Ahmad Jamil Ahmad, to 39 months' jail after he pleaded guilty to six of 33 charges. In mitigation, defence counsel SK Kumar asked for a lighter sentence, saying that his four clients were merely following directions from Asfaq Usman, who jumped bail. But deputy public prosecutor John Lu pressed for a deterrent sentence, saying that the m...

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