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Trespasser brought bag of sex toys to MBS with intention to rape
It was meant to be a romantic Christmas break for a Singaporean woman and her boyfriend at Marina Bay Sands (MBS) hotel.
But romance turned to horror when a trespasser tailed her, barged into her room, pushed her towards the bed and tried to rape her.
The trespasser, former primary school teacher Zainal Ariffin Selamat, 38, was later found with a bag containing penis rings, condoms and a dildo.
Zainal Ariffin, who has schizophrenia and is jobless, was given a two-year mandatory treatment order (MTO) yesterday after pleading guilty to one count of house-trespass.
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Performers make splash at Parkway Parade
Performers from an award-winning US act combining speed painting, dance and music will be creating canvases of endangered animals at Parkway Parade every day till Sept 21.
The act by Splash! Animals is part of the mall's latest Fall campaign and they will perform daily at 3pm, 5pm and 7pm at the basement atrium.
Watch the video above of them speed painting an animal in an earlier show.
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