A teenage e-scooter rider who left a housewife in a coma after colliding into her at a bus stop along Pasir Ris Drive was slapped with a 14-day short detention order and 100 hours of community service on Tuesday (17 July).
He first poked his student in the ribs and squeezed his chest, then told the 13-year-old that he looked like a Japanese porn character.
An elderly female driver who has had numerous run-ins with the law pleaded guilty on Monday (16 July) to one charge of obstructing other road users when she abruptly stopped her vehicle along Orchard Road during peak-hour traffic in June 2016.
When she was in secondary two, the 34-year-old physics teacher started sending her messages, which were more intimate and had sexual overtones. In 2015, the girl contacted the teacher through his handphone to arrange consultations for the subject.
Two men who helped former City Harvest Church leader Chew Eng Han to attempt his escape from Singapore via a boat from Pulau Ubin were sentenced to jail on Friday (13 July). Tan Poh Teck, 53, a Singaporean who owns a fish farm off Pulau Ubin, and Tan Kim Ho, 42, a Malaysian tour guide, were jailed six
The drowning of a 3-year-old Malaysian boy in a swimming pool at an aunt’s house in Singapore was ruled a tragic misadventure by the Coroner on Tuesday (10 July). Chee Kong, who was in Singapore with his family over the Chinese New Year period, was found lying face down in the pool at Jalan Punai on
A drunk passenger who fractured an elderly female taxi driver's spine after he refused to pay his cab fare, was sentenced to six months' jail on Tuesday (10 July).
Despite being disqualified from driving for an earlier drink driving offence, an intoxicated man drove his wife’s car onto the bicycle path at East Coast Park before parking it on a grass verge. When apprehended by the police, 57-year-old Tan Siew Jing handed over a forged identification card, which
He was enraged by a flatmate’s heavy snoring as it was disrupting his sleep. To resolve the matter, Wang Peng, a 35-year-old Chinese national, shifted Yu Bo's bed further from his room.
A fitness instructor who assaulted two people in separate incidents was jailed six and a half months on Thursday (5 July).
A pair of twins who crashed a wedding banquet in November last year and stole items belonging to the bride and groom were jailed on Thursday (5 July).
Gurpreet Kaur, a 31-year-old Indian national, was sentenced on Wednesday (4 July) to eight months’ jail after she pleaded guilty to two counts of administering a drug to a person with the intention to cause hurt to them. At the time of the offences, Kaur was residing at the flat in Buona Vista with
When the 11 year-old-girl failed to hear her father's instructions due to an ear infection, her father flew into a rage and began raining punches and kicks on her.
A male nurse who impersonated a doctor to molest a patient was sentenced to.... at the State Courts on Wednesday (4 July) after pleading guilty to one charge of using criminal force to outrage the woman's modesty.
While crossing a traffic junction, a woman was unhappy that a 14-year-old girl made eye contact with her and hence poked her eye with a radio antenna.
Towards the end of 2013, former national badminton player Ashton Chen Yongzhao, 28, created a Facebook account to pose as a girl on the social networking site. Using this fake identity, he began chatting with a 13-year-old schoolgirl about her sexual experiences. Chen, then 24, later cooked up a ruse
At a corner of Sim Lim Square, a shop displayed commonplace items such as clothes hooks, alarm clocks, pens, portable chargers, car keys and spectacles in a glass shelf.
A former vice president of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) who cheated mostly elderly victims of $5.2 million over 12 years through an investment scam was jailed for 10 and a half years on Friday (29 June). Tang, who first joined HSBC as a relationship manager in 2004, pleaded guilty
Having chatted her up on Facebook, he took her to a movie and the pair later spent hours talking at a barbecue pit.
SMRT Trains chief operations officer Alvin Kek Yoke Boon has been suspended from work after being sentenced to two weeks' jail and fined $4,000 for drink driving on Monday (25 June).
Upset that her domestic helper had bought the wrong type of vegetable, the woman threw a potato at the Indonesian maid, causing the victim's nose to bleed.
A man was given the death penalty on Wednesday (27 June) for murdering his wife’s lover after the Court of Appeal ruled in favour of the prosecution’s application to enhance the punishment from life imprisonment. Chia Kee Chen, 58, also had his appeal against his conviction dismissed in the same hearing
Former S-League player Gaye Alassane, who was implicated in a match-fixing case, has been allowed to retain his Singapore citizenship after nearly being stripped of it late last year.
While attending a wedding banquet, the twin sisters joined the queue to give blessings to the newlyweds and later even claimed a piece of luggage from a groomsman, ostensibly on the instructions of the bride.