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Woman stalker who tried to kiss victim gets probation and told to stay away

Published on Jan 16, 2014 12:47 PM

A former relief teacher who used criminal force on an intern was given 12 months of supervised probation on Thursday.

Besides having to do community service and attend psychotherapy sessions, Poh Sim Ying, 27, was ordered not to contact the victim, a 26-year-old teacher, by any mode of communication, electronic or otherwise.

Community Court Judge Shaiffudin Saruwan told Poh that she can keep only one Instagram account. She has since shut down accounts on the picture-sharing tool.

When the case was last heard in December, the prosecution told the court that Poh had continued to pester the victim, who felt Poh's postings on Instagram referred to her.

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