27 May '11, 11am

DTN Singapore News: Three men jailed for casino offences: FOR trying to evade paying the $100 entry fee at the M...

FOR trying to evade paying the $100 entry fee at the Marina Bay Sands casino, Loh Chet Ling, 25, will spend the next two weeks in jail. His friend, Ong Kok Mun, 24, who allowed him to use his identity card, received a similar sentence. Over at another district court, Cheah Thiam Chai, 43, a Malaysian, was jailed seven months for cheating another punter of $500 in chips and for entering the Resorts World Sentosa casino while there was an exclusion order in force. District Judge Jill Tan heard that Ong and Loh hatched the impersonation plan as the latter wanted to visit the Marina Bay Sands casino for free. On Aug 19 2010, Ong paid the $100 casino entry fee at 7.15pm using his Singapore Civil Defence Force identity card as his 'ticket'. A little after 9pm, he left its premises. At 1am, Loh was caught by security personnel making use of his friend's identity card to enter the...

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