23 May '11, 9am

Client forced to confess to poisoning husband: lawyer

Client forced to confess to poisoning husband: lawyer

Fong Quay Sim, 69 yrs-old sentenced to a year's jail for poisoning her husband of more than 30 yrs by lacing his tea and food with arsenic, appeals against her conviction and sentence at Supereme Court. -- ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW THE lawyer for Fong Quay Sim, jailed a year for lacing her husband's tea and food with arsenic, said that the investigating officer in the case was a 'rogue cop' who lied during the trial. Sheik Faisal Shaik Abdul Kader Ali, 34, is now facing 14 charges of illegally accessing the police force's computer system. This abuse of his position as a police officer indicates he cannot be trusted, said defence counsel Wendell Wong. During Fong's appeal hearing in the High Court on Monday, the lawyer said that the station inspector was fully capable of forcing Fong, 69, to confess to a crime she did not commit and lying about it. At the trial in the lower ...

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