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Public Prosecutor v BNO [2018] SGHC 243

Criminal Law — Offences
Career criminal guilty of sexually assaulting 2 sisters

Career criminal guilty of sexually assaulting 2 sisters

He posed as HDB officer to trick girl to his flat, then forced her to call younger sister over too.

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Man gets 26 years' jail and 24 strokes for raping daughter

Man gets 26 years' jail and 24 strokes for raping daughter

Calling it a "very sad" case, a High Court judge said the 35-year-old technician had betrayed the trust of his daughter, effectively driven her out of their home and displayed no remorse at all by making her go through a trial.

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Falling out over business morals, says witness

Falling out over business morals, says witness

Accused was angry when business partner tried to withdraw from firm, court heard.

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Doctor gets 2 years' jail for switching blood sample of HIV-positive boyfriend with his own

Doctor gets 2 years' jail for switching blood sample of HIV-positive boyfriend with his own

Ler Teck Siang, 36, is appealing against his conviction and sentence on two charges each for abetment of cheating and for giving a false statement to a public servant.

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Boon Lay killing: Possessive man gets 13 years' jail for stabbing former air stewardess

Boon Lay killing: Possessive man gets 13 years' jail for stabbing former air stewardess

Neo Chun Zheng fatally stabbed his girlfriend in the neck with a folding knife outside his Boon Lay flat on Nov 26, 2015.

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Businessman fretted over $20,000 sent to accused's mistress

Businessman fretted over $20,000 sent to accused's mistress

A businessman was worried when his business partner asked him to write a cheque for $20,000 that would allegedly be remitted to China for the mistress of a former town council general manager.

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Lawyer’s father jailed for bribing Traffic Police clerk to leak accident victims’ contacts

Lawyer’s father jailed for bribing Traffic Police clerk to leak accident victims’ contacts

Gulzar Raja Singh Sandhu would cold-call these accident victims and on some occasions, offered the services of his daughter, a lawyer at Clifford Law LLP.

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Associate says his card used to pay for entertainment

Associate says his card used to pay for entertainment

Expenses on debit card could be up to a few thousand dollars a month, court heard.

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Public Prosecutor v Holman, Benjamin John [2018] SGHC 237

Criminal Procedure and Sentencing — Sentencing
Town council ex-GM's graft trial: Expenses for karaoke, dinners under scrutiny

Town council ex-GM's graft trial: Expenses for karaoke, dinners under scrutiny

Contractor's ledger lists amounts spent on entertaining ex-GM.

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StanChart robbery suspect files appeal against extradition from UK to Singapore

StanChart robbery suspect files appeal against extradition from UK to Singapore

Canadian David James Roach, 28, filed an appeal on Oct 31 against the extradition decision, a spokesman for Britain's Home Office told The Straits Times on Wednesday (Nov 7). 

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Briton's jail term doubled for assault in MRT station

Briton's jail term doubled for assault in MRT station

The High Court has doubled the sentence imposed on a Briton for breaking a man's nose during an altercation in an MRT station, a ruling underscoring the seriousness of public order offences in crowded places.

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Journals Online: 2018 Changes to the Evidence Act and Criminal Procedure Code: The Criminal Justice Reform Bill and Evidence (Amendment) Bill [Comment]

This comment briefly analyses some of the most substantive changes brought about by the 2018 amendments.

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Supreme Court Case Summary: Public Prosecutor v Gobi a/l Avedian Criminal Appeal No 20 of 2017

CA set aside the HC's conviction and sentence on the reduced charge and convicted the respondent on the original charge of importation of diamorphine under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

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