Woman fined for abandoning five cats

A 53-year-old woman, Suriati Binte Misran, was fined $2000 in court on 11 April 2018 for pet abandonment. The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) received an alert that five cats were found abandoned at the void deck of Blk 180A Rivervale Crescent. Upon investigation, Suriati’s son was identified via the lift’s CCTV footage, which […]

PRC national arrested for overstaying in Singapore after work permit cancelled

overstaying PRC

A 40-year-old male PRC was arrested for overstaying in Singapore after the cancellation of his work permit on 2 April 2018 at about 6am in a raid at an HDB unit in Toa Payoh Lorong 2 conducted by Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers. A 35-year-old male PRC was also arrested for providing the overstayer with a place […]

Five women arrested for operating unlicensed massage establishments

Unlicensed massage

The Police have arrested five women, aged between 32 and 43 in enforcement operations conducted against massage establishments (MEs) between 3 and 6 April 2018. During the operations, Central Police Division checked 27 MEs located along Tanjong Pagar, Jalan Klapa, Kitchener Road, Coleman Street, North Bridge Road and Telok Blangah Crescent. 13 MEs were detected […]

Mobike to join SMRT seed-funded startup mobilityX in develop innovative transport solutions


Mobike, the world’s first and largest smart dockless bikeshare company, and mobilityX, an SMRT seed-funded startup that provides an integrated MaaS solution to commuters and companies, today 6 (April, 2018) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on platform integration, data sharing and analytics to optimise operational efficiency as well as organising shared bicycles […]

91 arrested in CNB 7-days island-wide operation


The Central Narcotics Bureau carried out a seven-day island-wide operation – from the morning of 30 March to the morning of 6 April 2018 – which saw the arrest of 91 suspected drug offenders.  About 434g of cannabis, 335g of heroin, 54g of ‘Ice’, 114 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets, 64 Erimin-5 tablets, two pieces of LSD and […]

Police National Serviceman charged for cheating


A 36-year-old National Serviceman was charged in court, for submitting fraudulent make-up claims to the Singapore Police Force (SPF). The Police detected that a National Serviceman had submitted claims for attending In-Camp-Training (ICT) on 9 November 2017, even though he did not complete his ICT. The man had also falsely claimed that during the period […]

Two former Royal Plaza on Scotts employees charged with corruption

Royal Plaza

Two former employees of Royal Plaza on Scotts were charged with corruption on Wednesday (4 April 2018) after they allegedly received payments for referring the hotel’s transport jobs to a limousine company. Frankie Chan Li Fah, a 33-year-old former Guest Services Assistant Manager of M/s Royal Plaza were charged with 8 counts of corruptly obtaining […]

Woman fined for operating pet farm without license

A 42-year-old woman, Choo Pui Lee, licensee of Pretty Pets Kennel, was fined $8,500 by the court on 4 April 2018 for breaching the pet farm licensing conditions and keeping dogs without licence. During an inspection in March 2017, the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) found that Choo had housed too many dogs within its […]

Woman sentenced to jail and fined for animal cruelty

In February 2016, Chng Leng Khim (43-year-old then), was sentenced to 10 days’ imprisonment for animal cruelty. She was also fined $3,100 for failing to comply with order to assist in investigation and for failing to license her pet dogs. After Chng appealed, the High Court set aside her plea of guilt and sent the […]