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Man on the run for 1991 goldsmith robbery gets seven years' jail

Published on May 5, 2014 5:30 PM
 
Low Sze Song, who has been on the run after robbing Nan Yi Jewellers of $276,000 worth of gold ornaments on April 5, 1991, was in the Subordinate Courts on Oct 19, 2013 to answer armed robbery charges. He was jailed for seven years and banned from driving for five years on May 5, 2014. -- FILE PHOTO: WANBAO

A Singaporean on the run for eight years for a $276,000 goldsmith robbery and other robberies at a carpark was jailed for seven years and banned from driving for five years on Monday.

Low Sze Song, 61, pleaded guilty to four charges. Four other charges were considered during his sentencing.

He was 38 when he, together with Steven Ang Keng Leong, robbed Nan Yi Jeweller of assorted jewellery worth about $275,915 at North Bridge Road on April 5, 1991.

He also robbed Ms Wong Chwee Chan, then 31, of her $1,400 watch and $350 in cash, and Haji Mahmud Johari, then 43, of cash and a wallet totalling $263 at the fourth level of Cuppage Centre carpark on April 4 that year.

 
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