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Judicial CP - June 1939

Corpun file 22507

Singapore Free Press, 8 June 1939

Man To Have Second Dose Of The Cane

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TEN strokes of the rattan and six months' rigorous imprisonment plus six months' police supervision was inflicted on a Chinese, See Seck Leng, in the Singapore Second Court yesterday.

He pleaded guilty to attempting to steal a woman's handbag from her while she was waiting with her sister for a bus at North Bridge Road on Tuesday morning.

The woman was a Mrs. Perreau.

Accused was stated to have two previous convictions; one for which he was ordered a whipping.

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