ST News Night: Aetos officer charged with robbing Jurong moneylender while armed with gun

SINGAPORE - Get the latest news and updates on The Straits Times’ News Night.

This weeknight news show offers a round-up of the day’s top news as well as what’s trending online and on social media.

Presented by multimedia journalists Dylan Ang and Cheow Sue-Ann, it airs live at 9pm on ST’s Facebook, YouTube and Twitter channels.

In Wednesday's (April 14) headlines, a gun was used in a robbery in Singapore, for the first time in 15 years. The perpetrator - an Aetos auxiliary police officer - was charged on Wednesday under the Arms Offences Act.

For allegedly leaking Singapore’s daily Covid-19 case numbers 22 times last year, Zhao Zheng, who was the deputy lead of the Ministry of Health’s Data Management Unit, faces 24 charges under the Official Secrets Act.