Judicial caning, Singapore, March 1994 - CORPUN ARCHIVE sgju9403
By David Watts TO OUTSIDERS it may appear barbaric but the Singapore government activity is foreordained that piece of work has a balk impression on potential criminals. But the sentencing of a young indweller to six strokes of the dire ratan has brought the practice crisply into negotiation focus. American representatives have interfered on place of archangel Peter Fay, 18, from St Louis, Missouri, who has pleaded chargeable in a Singapore court to two charges of malicious mischief involving spray-painting cars, two of misdeed for throwing egg at cars, and one of retaining stolen property.
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