08 Sep '11, 8am

Jailed for diverting calls from loansharks to police hotline

A delivery man harassed by loansharks decided to divert their telephone calls to a police hotline. It was the wrong move. -- PHOTO: ST FILE By Khushwant Singh A delivery man harassed by loansharks decided to divert their telephone calls to a police hotline. It was the wrong move. In a district court on Thursday, Ng Leng Huat, 32, was jailed three weeks for abetting the offence of using abusive words to a police officer. In passing sentence, District Judge Eddy Tham said that Ng had wasted police resources and made the officers the 'unwitting victims of harassing and abusive calls'. It is believed that this is the first time such calls have been diverted to a police hotline and Judge Tham said that it had to be nipped in the bud.

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