Indonesian tourist stole mobile phone after losing money at casino
After gambling and losing the $1000 he had brought to the Resorts World Sentosa casino, an Indonesian tourist resorted to theft.
49-year old Paulus Djohar has been sentenced to 4 weeks' jail for the attempted theft of a $500 cellphone.
He followed 18-year old student Lim Tse Min from behind at Changi Airport and took the phone from her backpack.
He was caught red-handed by pre-school teacher Ng Ming Zhu, who immediately alerted the victim.
The two confronted Djohar and made a police report.
He could have been jailed up to three years and/or fined for theft.