David Roach is wanted by Singaporean authorities for allegedly robbing a Standard Chartered bank in 2016. The Canadian national fled to Thailand, where he was jailed for money laundering charges, and then detained again after his release in the UK. Photo: EPA

Singapore promises not to cane suspected bank robber if UK sends him back to face trial

David Roach, a Canadian citizen, is wanted in the city state for allegedly stealing from a Standard Chartered bank branch in 2016 after strolling in and presenting a threatening note

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David Roach is wanted by Singaporean authorities for allegedly robbing a Standard Chartered bank in 2016. The Canadian national fled to Thailand, where he was jailed for money laundering charges, and then detained again after his release in the UK. Photo: EPA
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