An odd-job worker with a penchant for singing birds was jailed for a month on Wednesday for stealing two of them. Rosman Ridawi, 48, committed the first offence at 11am on Nov 3. He was about to take down a cage with a Jambul bird in it hanging along the common corridor of a block of flats in Bukit Batok, when its owner saw him.
Liquor store owners in Little India will not be allowed to sell any alcohol from Friday until Sunday, as the temporary ban on the sale and consumption of alcohol in the district takes effect this weekend.
French transports systems giant Thales opened a $10 million regional integration centre in Singapore on Wednesday.
A loanshark runner planning to release hundreds of live crickets in a debtor's house was arrested red-handed in September. Investigations revealed that Seah Wee Beng, 41, a cook, had vandalised two flats a month earlier. On Wednesday, a district court sentenced him to 15 months in jail and six strokes of the cane.
Two Chinese nationals were jailed on Wednesday in separate cases of stealing on board an aircraft last month.