Photo gallery: Newton hearing for woman who cheated people of luxury bags underway

A Newton hearing is under way to determine if a woman has a mental disorder which had caused her to cheat people of luxury bags. Such hearings are held to resolve disputed points in a case and ascertain the correct basis for sentencing.

Goh Lee Yin, 31, pleaded guilty last year to two counts of cheating involving Hermes bags totalling $97,000. Community Court judge Shaiffudin Saruwan had called for the special hearing to resolve factual issues before passing the appropriate sentence.

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