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OTHER CASES OF PEOPLE JUMPING BAIL

2011:

A family was ordered to forfeit $85,000 out of the $100,000 bail after drug trafficker Irfan Ahmed Khan, 29, skipped town and abandoned his pregnant fiancee.

Irfan was eventually convicted in 2012 of eight charges, including absconding and leaving Singapore without a valid passport, drug trafficking and attacking three police officers.

He was sentenced to a total of 22 years in jail and 15 strokes of the cane.

2010:

Singaporean football match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal is wanted in Singapore for jumping bail in 2010.

He fled Singapore after being sentenced to five years in jail for assaulting a law enforcement official over a parking ticket.

He was arrested in Finland in 2011 and served one year of a two-year sentence for immigration offences.

He is now in Hungary, where he is under police protection, to help in match-fixing investigations.

The Singapore police are exploring ways to secure his return to serve out his sentence.

2004:

The wife of former religious teacher Muhamad Mohamad Ishak collapsed in court after her husband, whom she posted bail for, failed to appear in court to face drug charges.

The court forfeited the $120,0000 bail.

Mohamad was arrested seven years later, and jailed for 5½ years and given five strokes of the cane.