By Yeo Suan Futt
The writer of untamed ladies Do on crimes devoted by means of women in Singapore returns with a brand new assortment on neighborhood crime. This time around, it is the males who're as much as no stable and uncovered listed below are situations of murders, sexual demeanours and fraud. The spurned lover who units his former female friend on fireplace; the police employees sergeant who commits a double homicide in Kovan; the deadly coincidence that triggered four hundred males to rebellion in Little India; solid associates who abducted a millionaire's mom. those are the tales of the lads who've devoted heinous crimes and run afoul of the legislation.
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It is bad enough that such cases happen, and worse still when they are perpetrated over an extended period of time. Often, it is not just the rapist who is committing the crime. The other members of the family who let it happen — either through denial, ignorance or sometimes even as accomplices — are just as culpable. In the following account, none of the names used are real, except for that of the presiding judge, as the case involves minors. WEDDING BELLS Nancy, divorced, had two daughters aged 9 and 11 when she married Alan in January 2008.
But some will never learn. CHAPTER 1 Public Disservice: The Hidden Hand in the Till “ We have prevented corruption from becoming a way of life in Singapore, and succeeded in keeping Singapore clean. ” Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, at a parliamentary sitting on 15 August 2013 A ‘NATIONAL IDEOLOGY’ CAN be defined as a body of common beliefs held by a group of people that makes them a nation. Besides multi-racial co-existence and a fastidious work ethic, an important element of Singapore’s national ideology would also include an incorruptible civil service enshrined in the national psyche.
He was potentially looking at jail time of up to 600 years. In mitigation, his lawyers pointed to Lim’s stellar work record prior to his cheating cases. They produced glowing testimonies from his friends and colleagues, and also asked the judge to consider that Lim’s actions did not affect Singapore’s relations with other nations. Lim’s lawyers even argued that there was fundamentally no wrongdoing on Lim’s part, at least not in intent: he did not benefit financially from his actions — having paid back the sum in question — and he didn’t falsify the receipts to cheat the government of public funds but rather to cut through “bureaucratic red tape” to “do his job better”.