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AGC Media Statement: Prosecution's Appeal Against Manifestly Excessive Sentence (PP vs Lim Choon Teck)

This appeal was heard and allowed by the High Court today. It was an unusual appeal. It was the Public Prosecutor’s appeal against a sentence that the Public Prosecutor considered to be manifestly excessive. The offender, Lim Choon Teck (“Lim”), was sentenced to 8 weeks’ imprisonment for committing a rash act to endanger the personal safety of others. As a result of the appeal, this sentence was reduced to 3 weeks’ imprisonment.

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Last updated / reviewed on 22 Sep 2015