Kidnapping is a very very serious offence in Singapore which carry death penalty or life imprisonment if caught.
The latest kidnap happened on the 8th Jan 2014 involving the mother of listed supermarket chain Sheng Siong’s CEO Lim Hock Chee. The ransom was SGD$2million (down from the initial $20million). Two Chinese Singaporeans were arrested promptly with the help of the latest technologies by the Police.
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