A Bangladeshi worker stabbed his Filipino girlfriend to death in a hotel room before turning the knife on himself, a coroner's inquiry found yesterday. There were signs they had a rocky relationship...
A primary school teacher was jailed for 12 months on Thursday for having sex with her 13-year-old student. The 32-year-old married mother of three had admitted to two counts of sex with her pupil at...
A man who was convicted of 10 counts of sexual offences against minors was jailed for 61/2 years and six strokes of the cane on Thursday. Simon Wong Choy Chuan, 25, had admitted to sexually abusing...
The burglars were first caught on camera as they broke into a house in Jurong West and stole more than $300,000 and jewellery. The next day, they were caught by the police. Three Colombian men, who...
When Madam Shunmuga Kirthika was admitted to hospital with a fever, she was pregnant with twin boys. Within two days, she lost both of her unborn sons - along with her legs and all but one of her...
An army regular, 21, who impregnated his 15-year-old girlfriend in 2008 and then had sex with his 11-year-old female cousin was yesterday jailed for a total of 20 months. He pleaded guilty to four...
A couple allocated an underage maid who ended up killing their daughter is suing the worker's employment agency for negligence. Nurhayati - who goes by just one name - was only 16 when she threw 12-...
Whether two or three accidental falls onto the tracks a year is a "tolerable" incident rate was debated in court yesterday, in the case of a teenager who lost her legs in a train accident. Nitcharee...
A lorry driver drowned when his unsecured vehicle slid off a barge and sank into the sea after a slew of regulations had been contravened, a coroner said yesterday. Mr Jason Lim Wei Kwan's body was...
A third doctor was fined $4,000 on Monday for knowingly making a fraudulent declaration that he was not involved in any practice after his practising certificate expired. Roy Chio Han Sin pleaded...
If there had been barriers or interim barriers in place at Ang Mo Kio MRT station, Thai teenager Nitcharee Peneakchanasak, would not have fallen onto the tracks and lost both her legs, said defence...
An operations manager and a driver formerly employed by a licensed warehouse company were sentenced to 56 months' jail and a $25,000 fine each for their roles in diverting duty-unpaid cigarettes...
A jobless man pretended to be a doctor and handed out free pills to women in the Jurong Polyclinic. Oh Koon Shin, 52, who handed them sleeping pills, then stole from them after they became drowsy. In...
A man who shoved an elderly woman on a bus was ordered on Friday to undergo two years of mandatory treatment for his psychiatric conditions. Ong Kok Hao, 25, had pleaded guilty last month to hurting...
Two doctors treated patients when they were not supposed to, and paid the price for claiming they did not. Ng Hor Liang and Gladys Wong Mei Ling, a mother of seven, were yesterday fined $12,000 and $...

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