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...