A Tragic Homicide Case

A Tragic Homicide Case

The case Public Prosecutor v Sutherson, Sujay Solomon [2015] SGHC 292, as reported in Singapore Law Watch. How tragic. A culpable homicide case.  The deceased was the mother of the accused. Key witnesses were family members.  The concluding words of the Learned Judge...
Immigration Offences in Singapore

Immigration Offences in Singapore

As reported in Singapore Law Watch, in the case of Lin Lifen v Public Prosecutor [2015] SGHC 273, the accused was charged for Immigration offence.  According to the report, she gave a  false statement supported by the use of forged documents in the application in her...
Reprieve From Death Penalty

Reprieve From Death Penalty

In Public Prosecutor v Hamidah bte Awang and another [2015] SGHC 270, after trial and found guilty, the accused was liable for the death penalty. However, after being convicted, the learned Deputy produced a memorandum in which the Public Prosecutor certified that she...
Cycling on Pavement? Beware!

Cycling on Pavement? Beware!

  As reported in the The New Paper a “hit-and-run” cyclist who in the first instance (State Court of Singapore) was sentenced to 8 weeks in jail, had his sentence reduced to 3 weeks upon appeal in the High Court. The High Court judge made the...