The offence of possessing offensive weapons in Singapore carries a sentence of up to three years’ jail and at least six strokes of the cane. Photo: EPA-EFE
The offence of possessing offensive weapons in Singapore carries a sentence of up to three years’ jail and at least six strokes of the cane. Photo: EPA-EFE
Singapore

Singapore woman who stabbed self was not driven by mental illness, court hears

  • A mental health report had found that the woman had both an ‘opioid use disorder’ and a ‘stimulant use disorder’
  • But she was not of unsound mind at the time of the incident and there was ‘no established causal link’ between her offence and her mental conditions

The offence of possessing offensive weapons in Singapore carries a sentence of up to three years’ jail and at least six strokes of the cane. Photo: EPA-EFE
The offence of possessing offensive weapons in Singapore carries a sentence of up to three years’ jail and at least six strokes of the cane. Photo: EPA-EFE
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