He posed as HDB officer to trick girl to his flat, then forced her to call younger sister over too.
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.
Accused was angry when business partner tried to withdraw from firm, court heard.
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.
Neo Chun Zheng fatally stabbed his girlfriend in the neck with a folding knife outside his Boon Lay flat on Nov 26, 2015.
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.
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.
Expenses on debit card could be up to a few thousand dollars a month, court heard.
Criminal Procedure and Sentencing — Sentencing
Contractor's ledger lists amounts spent on entertaining ex-GM.
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).
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.
Criminal Law – Statutory Offences
This comment briefly analyses some of the most substantive changes brought about by the 2018 amendments.
Criminal Law — Statutory offences
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.