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The High Court today heard OS 111 and 181 of 2020, which are applications filed by Mr Ravi s/o Madasamy (“Mr Ravi”) on behalf of Gobi a/l Avedian and Datchinamurthy a/l Kataiah (“the applicants”). Both applications have been dismissed by the High Court.
In the first prosecution and conviction of labour trafficking under the Prevention of Human Trafficking Act, a married couple was each sentenced to 5 years’ and 6 months’ imprisonment and a fine of $7,500. The case involved the couple’s exploitation of female victims who had come to Singapore to work as dancers at a nightclub the couple operated.
On 3 February 2020, parties appeared before the High Court to seek
directions on various applications that Mr Li Shengwu and the Attorney General’s
Chambers (“AGC”) had filed in the pending contempt proceedings
against Mr Li.