Man jailed 8 weeks for theft in MRT train

The court heard that acting on a tip-off, a party of officers trailed Wei from Aljunied MRT station that morning. He was seen standing close to Ms Gong who boarded a train at Kallang MRT station before alighting at Raffles Place.

A Chinese national was jailed for eight weeks on Friday for stealing from a commuter in an MRT train. Wei Guangyao, 30, admitted to stealing a wallet worth $360, which contained $40 and various cards, from Ms Gong Ningmei, 25, a Chinese national, in a train travelling between Kallang and Raffles Place MRT stations on Dec 26 last year.

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