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Former property agent pleads guilty to cheating, forgery

January 26, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Crime, News and Society, Society

SINGAPORE: A former property agent pleaded guilty on Wednesday to offences including cheating and forgery. Thirty-eight-year-old Anika Priyadharshini pleaded guilty to offences involving S$183,556.29. She originally faced 69 charges, but 44 of them were taken into consideration while two others were withdrawn. She even cheated two of her clients of S$58,800, a district court heard …

What is the house of horror in Philadelphia?

January 20, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Crime, Pregnancy & Childbirth, Society

PHILADELPHIA – A DOCTOR whose abortion clinic was described as a filthy, foul-smelling ‘house of horrors’ that was overlooked by regulators for years was charged on Wednesday with murder, accused of delivering seven babies alive and then using scissors to kill them. In a nearly 300-page grand jury report filled with ghastly, stomach-turning detail, prosecutors …

NSF gets probation for sex with underage girl

January 19, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Crime, Society

ONE of a 13-year-old girl’s multiple sex partners was given 15 months’ supervised probation on Wednesday. Full-time national serviceman Loy Zhen Ge was a 17-year-old student when he had sex with the girl at her home in April 2008. They had become acquainted through the Internet website Friendster the previous month, a Community Court heard. …

Using CCTVs to nab high-rise litterbugs

January 12, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Crime

THE authorities are exploring the option of installing closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in housing estates in a bid to nab high-rise litterbugs, said Minister of State for the Environment and Water Resources Amy Khor in Parliament on Tuesday. Two trials were carried out last year in HDB blocks along Commonwealth Close and Bukit Panjang Ring …