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Indian-origin man sentenced for misbehaving with taxi driver in Singapore

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(Gurdeep Singh)Singapore, Aug 27 (PTI) A Singaporean man of Indian origin has been jailed here for uttering obscene and racist words against a Chinese-origin taxi driver. This information has been received in a news in the media. According to the news of ‘The Straits Times’, Sahyanathan Anthony admitted to being drunk in a public place and abusing 66-year-old Tan Tek Hok. On Thursday, he was sentenced to two weeks and three days in jail after pleading guilty to two counts of harassment. in another case

(Gurdeep Singh)Singapore, Aug 27 (PTI) A Singaporean man of Indian origin has been jailed here for uttering obscene and racist words against a Chinese-origin taxi driver. This information has been received in a news in the media.

According to the news of ‘The Straits Times’, Sahyanathan Anthony admitted to being drunk in a public place and abusing 66-year-old Tan Tek Hok. On Thursday, he was sentenced to two weeks and three days in jail after pleading guilty to two counts of harassment.

In another case, 44-year-old Nantakumran Lokanathan, of Indian origin, was sentenced to two and a half years in prison for stealing a heavy construction equipment and trying to sell it to a heavy vehicle repairman in March 2018.

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After the theft, he fled to Malaysia and was arrested only two years later, reported Today newspaper. He was sentenced on Thursday.

Court documents did not reveal how he stole heavy construction equipment, which was valued at around 31,000 Singapore dollars, according to the news.

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