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by Daniel Yap THE Singapore Police Force has come under fire of late for how its officers followed Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and arrested a 74-year-old woman for her summons over a Town Council fine. The Singapore Prison Service (often and easily confused with the Police) then bound her hand-and-foot to transfer her from custody to a cell. SOP again, and surely excessive for a geriatric with no criminal past, wanted for putting potted plants in the wrong place. But rules are…
03.24 / 10:41
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by Bertha Henson SO THE Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) have decided not to appeal against the four-year jail sentence for Joshua Robinson. It has put out a statement to say why: Robinson pleaded guilty which spared the girls the ordeal of going through a trial, the two girls were above 14 which means he did not commit statutory rape, and they had consented to sex. Not rape. Not outrage of modesty. So the charge against Robinson was sexual penetration of a minor under 16 years of age, w…
03.24 / 10:41
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by Bertha Henson IT’S a reflection of how powerful the G is when it gets whacked even for stuff that’s not under its purview. I’m talking about the uproar over the four-year jail sentence for American Joshua Robinson, probably the most high-profile sexual offender in Singapore. Clearly, people don’t see the line between the executive and judiciary. Or maybe they are too afraid to slam the judge in the case because that might put them in contempt of court. If there’s anything you want …
03.24 / 10:41
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by Lee Chin Wee ON TUESDAY (Feb 28), SMRT Trains was fined a record $400,000 for breaches in safety protocol that resulted in the deaths of two employees on Mar 22 last year. The company pleaded guilty to one charge under the Workplace Safety and Health Act (WSHA) for failing to ensure the safety and health of its employees. Trainees Mr Nasrulhudin Majumudin, 26, and Mr Muhammad Asyraf Ahmad Buhari, 24, were on the train tracks between Tampines and Pasir Ris MRT stations when they were hit …
03.24 / 10:41
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  A VIDEO emerged of Westminster Bridge on Wednesday (March 22) showing the moment a car was driven into pedestrians earlier in the day in the worst attack in London since 2005. Five people were killed and about 40 injured after a car ploughed into pedestrians and a suspected Islamist-inspired attacker stabbed a policeman close to Britain’s parliament. The dead, in what police called a “marauding terrorist attack,” included the assailant and the policeman he stabbed. …
03.24 / 10:41
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Jaipur: Acting on a complaint of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal, Rajasthan Police has filed a criminal case against a resort in Jaipur for alleged harassment of a minor girl during a dance performance. The FIR was lodged on complaint of the DCW chairperson who during a personal visit to the…
03.24 / 10:17
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Kota: Five people were killed on the Jhalawar Baran mega highway in Rajasthan after their car allegedly rammed into a roadside electric pole, police said today. The incident occurred last night around 10 o’clock when the men, all engaged in bore-well business, were returning from Khanpur and their speeding car apparently lost control before hitting…
03.24 / 07:59
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Muzaffarnagar: In a crack-down on eve-teasers, six youths have been arrested in Shamli district by the anti-Romeo squads of the police who held them for allegedly harassing girls. The arrests were made yesterday in three separate incidents. Ankur and Arjun were arrested in Jhunjhala town whereas Sonu and Naresh Kumar were arrested fromShamli district town…
03.24 / 07:59
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New Delhi: Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad was today barred from flying by four private Indian carriers after his brazen assault on an Air India officer. The Federation of Indian Airlines, which has Jet Airways, IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir as its members, has taken a “strong view of the incident and accordingly taken a decision…
03.24 / 07:59
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Malegaon: Two farmers committed suicide in Nashik district apparently due to loan burden and financial losses in onion crop, police said today. The suicides were reported from Malegaon and Devla talukas of the North Maharashtra district yesterday. Mahadu Karbhari Pawar, a resident of Soundane village, consumed poison at his residence. He was rushed to a…
03.24 / 07:01
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Vijayawada: An Indian woman and her seven-year-old son were found dead in their home in New Jersey, according to the family in Andhra Pradesh. The victims were N. Sasikala (40) and her son Anish Sai, their family, in Prakasam district, said on Friday. Sasikala`s husband N. Hanumantha Rao found the bodies when he returned home…
03.24 / 07:01
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Mumbai: Dispelling reports that Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad had been barred from flying after he assaulted a 60-year-old Air India staffer, the Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) has asserted that they do not have the power to ban anyone, adding that Air India was not part of the FIA in the first place. “We…
03.24 / 07:01
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Hyderabad: Y. Sushmita was arrested by Cyber crime police on Wednesday at Bengaluru for cheating people on online matrimonial sites and extracting money from them citing false emergencies. The woman had uploaded fake details and picture on Bharatmatrimony.com, using it as a bait to trap men looking for a match. Her fraud came to light…
03.24 / 06:14
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Hyderabad: Y. Sushmita was arrested by Cyber crime police on Wednesday at Bengaluru for cheating people on online matrimonial sites and extracting money from them citing false emergencies. The woman had uploaded fake details and picture on Bharatmatrimony.com, using it as a bait to trap men looking for a match. Her fraud came to light…
03.24 / 05:30
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Ahmedabad: A 6-year-old girl was mauled to death by a leopard at Choki village in Bhesan tehsil of Junagadh district in the wee hours today, a forest official said. The victim, identified as Sharmila Bhuriya, daughter of migrant farm labourers, was killed by the leopard when she came out of the hut to relieve herself…
03.23 / 18:29
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Sleuths of Commissioner’s Task Force, West Zone team today apprehended four persons, who procured old currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 denominations illegally after the demonetization.  They were trying to exchange the demonetized old currency notes with new currency notes near Amberpet Post Office. The sleuths seized old currency worth Rs 48,66,000, six &#…
03.23 / 18:29
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