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Two NRIs jailed for robbery in Singapore

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Two Indian-origin men in Singapore were jailed up to nine years and ordered to be given 12 strokes of the cane for robbing

Annadurai Raman, 43, and Tachana Moorthy Peromal, 29, were given jail sentences of up to 9 years and ordered to be given 12 strokes of the cane for robbing a currency exchange of $4.3 lakh in Singapore in 2014. These two Indian-origin men have been found guilty of robbery $4.3 lakh from a currency exchanger in Singapore in the year 2014.

In November 2014, they allegedly robbed Annadurai Raman, a permanent resident of Singapore and the Malaysian citizen Tachana Moorthy Peromal. As per reports, they along with six other abettors also robbed a person named Ali Yousouf Saiboo of two bags and two mobile phones. The bags were filled with around $430,000 Singaporean dollar, which comprised of the local as well as the foreign currencies.

The accused admitted to abetment by conspiring with 6 others to rob the victims.  Annadurai was sentenced to 7 years in jail and 12 strokes, while Tachana was given 9 years in jail and a caning. Their accomplice Ravi Sandhira Sagaran, 28, had already been sentenced to 7 years jail and 12 strokes of the cane. However, the other accomplices are still at loose.

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