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Four SMRT bus drivers sentenced to between six and seven weeks' jail

Published on Feb 25, 2013 5:29 PM
 
Four SMRT bus drivers from China, (from left to right) Wang Xianjie, Liu Xiangying, He Jun Ling and Gao Yue Qiang, have been jailed between six and seven weeks for instigating an illegal strike last November. -- ST FILE PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW

Four SMRT bus drivers from China have been jailed for between six and seven weeks for instigating an illegal strike last November.

Gao Yue Qiang, 32, Liu Xiangying, 33, Wang Xianjie, 39, and He Jun Ling, 32, pleaded guilty for their roles on Monday at the Subordinate Courts.

Gao, Liu and Wang were convicted on one charge of conspiring to instigate the protest. They were each sentenced to six weeks in jail.

He pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiring and "inciting" the other drivers to take part. He will serve a seven-week jail sentence.

 
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