Man on the run for 1991 goldsmith robbery gets seven years' jail
Published on May 5, 2014 5:30 PM
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.
To continue reading, log in if you are a subscriber
Enjoy 2 weeks of unlimited digital access to The Straits Times. Get your free access now!