When the dishwasher, 31, was repeatedly questioned about the inconsistencies in her statements, she claimed the police had forced her into signing them.
A man who killed a teenager by setting him on fire at his 18th birthday party has been sentenced to 3-and-1/2 years in jail.
The accused, Jordan Sheard, 20, was sentenced in South Yorkshire, England.
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THEY were interested in property in JB and headed there on Monday night.
Regular clubgoers would be familiar with the scene, played out in the early morning hours outside any popular nightspot in town.
Drunk patrons staggering out, barely able to walk without help from their friends.
SHE was watching television in her flat when she heard her neighbour, Ms Goh Ah Huay, shouting in Hokkien “Help, robbery!”
Madam Wang Shu Xian, 60, rushed out and found her 91-year-old neighbour frightened and shaking.
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After raping a terrified woman, Sivakumar Magendran, 23, a part-time cleaner, took her handbag, thanked her and fled.
He killed a man during a robbery in 1989 and was on the run for 21 years.
But two years ago, Ong Seng Chuen finally decided to give himself up for love.
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Bicycle thieves have struck at least 752 times from January to June this year.
The same time last year, there were only 492 reported cases. That is a shocking 50 per cent increase.
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Did the recent kidnapping of Dutch boy Nayati Shamelin Moodliar in Malaysia lead to a spike in kidnap-for-money cases?
Some people are asking the question following the number of newspaper reports of such incidents.
She wanted to go clubbing, but she was not yet 18.
So Liu Yifan, a 16-year-old Nanyang Junior College student, borrowed someone’s identity card and tried to get into St James Powerhouse on March 24 this year.
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