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Two more jailed for rioting in Little India in December last year

Published on Jun 12, 2014 12:44 PM
The debris of the police patrol cars after a riot that broke out at Little India on 8 December 2013. -- PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Indian nationals Moorthy Kabildev and Mongan Anbalagan on Thursday became the third and fourth men to plead guilty to rioting in Little India on Dec 8 last year.

Kabildev, 25, initially faced two charges: one for rioting, and one for causing hurt by allegedly punching bus time-keeper Madam Wong Geck Woon. He pleaded guilty to the former, and the prosecution withdrew the other charge, said Deputy Public Prosecutor Sarah Ong.

Kabildev was sentenced to 24 months imprisonment, backdated to his Dec 9 arrest date.

Anbalagan, 41, admitted to throwing concrete pieces at a bus and in the direction of police vehicles. He was sentenced to 18 months in prison, backdated to his Dec 8 2013 arrest date.

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