Canadian bank robber David James Roach is seen arriving at an airport in Bangkok in 2016. Photo: Royal Thai Police Handout via EPA Canadian bank robber David James Roach is seen arriving at an airport in Bangkok in 2016. Photo: Royal Thai Police Handout via EPA
Canadian bank robber David James Roach is seen arriving at an airport in Bangkok in 2016. Photo: Royal Thai Police Handout via EPA
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Singapore jails Canadian bank robber David James Roach – but spares him a caning

  • David James Roach robbed US$22,000 from a Standard Chartered branch in 2016 before fleeing to Thailand, where he was jailed for importing stolen cash
  • He was later detained in Britain while en route to Canada, and extradited to Singapore under the condition that he not face corporal punishment

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Canadian bank robber David James Roach is seen arriving at an airport in Bangkok in 2016. Photo: Royal Thai Police Handout via EPA Canadian bank robber David James Roach is seen arriving at an airport in Bangkok in 2016. Photo: Royal Thai Police Handout via EPA
Canadian bank robber David James Roach is seen arriving at an airport in Bangkok in 2016. Photo: Royal Thai Police Handout via EPA
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