Saturday, 11 June 2016

10 crimes that have shaken Singapore since 1965


The following stories were first published in The Straits Times Star E-Books app in July 2015 as an E-Book titled Guilty As Charged: 25 Crimes That Have Shaken Singapore Since 1965. The publication was a collaboration between The Straits Times and the Singapore Police Force.
THE SUNNY ANG TRIAL (1965)
Sunny Ang found guilty of girlfriend's murder though body was never found

THE CASE OF MIMI WONG (1970)
Dance hostess Mimi Wong murdered her Japanese lover's wife

GOLD BAR MURDERS (1971)
Seven who killed for 120 gold bars hanged

THE CASE OF LIM BAN LIM (1972)
Lim Ban Lim was most wanted gunman in Singapore and Malaysia in 1960s

THE TONTINE KILLING (1974)
Sim Joo Keow strangled sister-in-law, chopped up her body

SWIMMING TRUNK GANG (1975)
Serial robbers, dressed in only their swimming trunks, terrorised residents

MOUNT VERNON MURDERS (1978)
Three friends who wanted to become robbers killed 2 men to get a gun

RITUAL MURDERS (1981)
Adrian Lim and his 2 'holy' wives kidnapped, tortured and killed 2 children

ANDREW ROAD MURDERS (1983)
Serial murderer Sek Kim Wah found it 'thrilling' to strangle victims

NICK LEESON, ROGUE TRADER (1995)
Rogue trader Nick Leeson brought down Britain's oldest merchant bank Barings

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Sunny Ang found guilty of girlfriend's murder though body was never found
Dance hostess Mimi Wong murdered her Japanese lover's wife
Seven who killed for 120 gold bars hanged
Lim Ban Lim was most wanted gunman in Singapore and Malaysia in 1960s
Sim Joo Keow strangled sister-in-law, chopped up her body
Serial robbers, dressed in only their swimming trunks, terrorised residents
Three friends who wanted to become robbers killed 2 men to get a gun
Adrian Lim and his 2 'holy' wives kidnapped, tortured and killed 2 children
Serial murderer Sek Kim Wah found it 'thrilling' to strangle victims
Rogue trader Nick Leeson brought down Britain's oldest merchant bank Barings

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Full Coverage:
List of major crimes in Singapore - Wikipedia
9 Biggest Unsolved Crimes in Singapore History. Number 5 will
10 Gruesome Crimes In 'Safe' Singapore Right Out Of A Horror Movie
Latest Courts & Crime News & Headlines, Top Stories Today
The Sunny Ang murder case | Infopedia
Geylang Bahru family murders (1979) | Infopedia - eResources
Singapore Death Flats - SFOGS - Singapore's Freakiest Online Ghost
Headlines that shook Singapore (since 1955) | Remember Singapore
Safety, Law, and Crime in Singapore | InterNations.org
3 Horrifying Unsolved Murders That Happened In Singapore
Worst crimes in Singapore The ritual sacrifice of children in Toa Payoh

Worst crimes in Singapore
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