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Journals Online: Admissibility of fresh evidence in a criminal trial – Opening Pandora’s box? PP v Mohd Ariffan bin Mohd Hassan [2018] 1 SLR 544

The SCA approved the three conditions of non-availability, relevance and reliability which continue to apply  to applications by the Prosecution to admit further evidence in a criminal appeal.

Ranjit Singh Gill Menjeet Singh v Public Prosecutor [2019] SGHC 75

Criminal Procedure and Sentencing — Taking additional evidence

Soh Tian Khoon Raymond v Public Prosecutor [2019] SGHC 76

Criminal Procedure and Sentencing — Disclosure
Prosecution seeks fine for activist, jail for opposition politician

Prosecution seeks fine for activist, jail for opposition politician

AGC asks High Court to fine Jolovan Wham $10k to $15k, jail SDP's John Tan at least 15 days

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Former Ipco International interim CEO jailed for 36 months

Former Ipco International interim CEO jailed for 36 months

His role in $8b penny stock crash in 2013 was extensive and prolonged, says judge

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Court boots out claims of trafficker against lawyers

Court boots out claims of trafficker against lawyers

There was no written or oral instruction from accused to his previous lawyers to challenge the admissibility of statements he himself had made, contrary to his claim.

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UOB employee forged signature for $2.2m in unauthorised transactions

UOB employee forged signature for $2.2m in unauthorised transactions

He repeatedly forged the signature of  his client to make unauthorised transactions from her accounts in an effort to meet sales targets.

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Supreme Court Case Summary: Ramesh Perumal v PP [2019] SGCA 17

The SCA allows the appeal of one appellant's conviction on a charge of possession of diamorphine for the purpose of trafficking.

Public Prosecutor v Lim Koon Eng Jeremiah [2019] SGHC 71

Criminal Law — Statutory offences

Public Prosecutor v BSR [2019] SGHC 64

Criminal Procedure and Sentencing — Sentencing

Public Prosecutor v BND [2019] SGHC 49

Criminal law — Offences
Child abuse cases jumped 30% to record high in 2018

Child abuse cases jumped 30% to record high in 2018

Sharp rise in physical, sexual abuse cases; ministry stepping up education efforts.

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Top court allows drug trafficker's appeal, cuts jail time

Top court allows drug trafficker's appeal, cuts jail time

It rules that a person cannot be defined as a trafficker if he returns drugs to 'bailor'.

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Accountant who swindled $40m from several firms faces life sentence

Accountant who swindled $40m from several firms faces life sentence

Judge found that accused had committed the offences "in the way of his business as a professional agent".

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Daughter of Hour Glass founders loses appeal

Daughter of Hour Glass founders loses appeal

22-month jail sentence for drug abuse to start next month after High Court ruling.

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