The relatively light sentencing of 23-year-old dentistry student Yin Zi Qin has prompted public outrage in Singapore. Photo: EPAThe relatively light sentencing of 23-year-old dentistry student Yin Zi Qin has prompted public outrage in Singapore. Photo: EPA
The relatively light sentencing of 23-year-old dentistry student Yin Zi Qin has prompted public outrage in Singapore. Photo: EPA

Singapore reviews penalties after outcry over sentencing of NUS student in strangling case

  • The home affairs ministry will look into past cases involving violence against women after 23-year-old Yin Zi Qin received a relatively light sentence
  • There was outrage over the perception those with lesser academic qualifications were given harsher sentences after similar offences

Topic |   Singapore
The relatively light sentencing of 23-year-old dentistry student Yin Zi Qin has prompted public outrage in Singapore. Photo: EPAThe relatively light sentencing of 23-year-old dentistry student Yin Zi Qin has prompted public outrage in Singapore. Photo: EPA
The relatively light sentencing of 23-year-old dentistry student Yin Zi Qin has prompted public outrage in Singapore. Photo: EPA
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