Man on the run for 2 years after robbing masseuse jailed and caned

Man on the run for 2 years after robbing masseuse jailed and caned

Yahoo Singapore·2017-12-28 07:05

He was on the run for over two years after robbing a masseuse in her house and stealing from her roommate.

Rigel Douglas Wong, now 27, was eventually arrested while he was working at a nightclub in Singapore.

On Wednesday (December 26), Wong was sentenced in the State Courts to three-and-a-half years in jail and 12 strokes of the cane for robbery and theft in a house. An additional charge of impersonating a police officer was taken into consideration for sentencing.The court heard that on 31 March, 2015, Wong, met Hideyoshi Tanaka, 27, and Gabriel Foo Junxian, 20, at an internet gaming cafe at Geylang Road.Wong suggested robbing prostitutes for easy money, and Tanaka and Foo agreed with the idea.

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