Over 2,300 people responded to the poll. By an overwhelming majority, 84% of respondents selected “YES” and 16% “NO”.
HPHP is a non-profit organisation co-founded by Mr Mohammad Nafiz Kamarudin, that focuses on meeting the needs of elderly cardboard collectors through monthly events and outings.
According to police statistics, cases of outrage of modesty have been steadily increasing with 837 reported cases in the first half of 2019 alone. The number of reported cases has also spiked 36 percent since 2016.
The Courts want to help us, but are constrained by the current legislation. The inadequacies in our criminal justice system have been quite clearly exposed.
The 36-year-old Chinese national and Singapore permanent resident pleaded guilty for committing outrage of modesty. The victim’s identity is currently being protected under a court order.
For verbally abusing the judge and the judiciary, Ashby could also be charged with Contempt of Court under the Administration of Justice (Protection) Act (AJPA).
According to court documents, one of the drivers, Mr Chua Qwong Meng, was expected to work for seven days in a row before getting a day off.
Huang pleaded guilty to two counts of theft, with another charge taken into consideration for sentencing. She admitted that previous successes gave her the impression that it was “easy to steal from Gucci” and this compelled her to try again.
If convicted, Lin could be jailed up to 20 years and liable for a fine or caning if convicted for rape or sexual assault by penetration.