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Guilty As Charged : 25 Crimes That Have Shaken Singapore Since 1965
by Abdul Hafiz Abdul Samad (edt.)
ISBN-13 : 9789814642996
ISBN-10 : 9814642991
Publisher : Straits Times Press
Format : Paperback / softback
Pub Date : July 2017
Status : Published

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Price: S$25.00

25 CRIMES THAT HAVE SHAKEN SINGAPORE SINCE 1965. Murder. Dismemberment. A shooting. A stabbing. Cheating. Murder for gold bars. Murder for a Rolex. This book recounts the 25 most infamous crime cases that have taken place in Singapore since 1965. Some of the victims' names are still remembered today. Jenny Cheok, 22, killed by her apparently devoted boyfriend Sunny Ang in 1963. Nine-year-old Agnes Ng and 10-year-old Ghazali Marzuki, killed in 1981 by self-styled medium Adrian Tan, his wife and his mistress. Huang Na, nine, murdered at the Pasir Panjang Wholesale centre in 2004 by vegetable packer Took Leng How. Other cases include: The tourist from hell, John Martin Scripps, who in 1996 killed South African tourist George Gerard Lowe Chia Teck Leng, sentenced to 42 years in jail in 2004 for swindling four foreign banks out of S$117 million The one-Eyed Dragon, gun-wielding gangster Tan Chor Jin The Sunshine Empire scheme of 2006 that swindled ordinary Singaporeans out of nearly S$190 million The killing of two-year-old Nonoi in 2006 The 2015 trial and conviction of Yap Weng Wah, who sexually abused about 30 boys in flats, a chalet and toilet cubicles over three years. Guilty As Charged is a detailed retelling of these 25 cases and the trials that followed, and is rich with photographs from The Straits Times archives. This book comes with an introduction by Abdul Hafiz, associate news editor, The Straits Times.
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Subject / Bisac
  • Singapore Local Titles
  • True Crime
  • True Crime / Murder
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