Prisoner can see ailing wife
He is currently serving a 39-month three-stroke sentence. -ST
ARRANGEMENTS can be made by the prison authorities to allow compassionate visits by a convicted cigarette smuggler to see his ailing wife.
In his appeal against sentence on Thursday, Lee Koon Chye told Chief Justice Chan Sek Keong that he did not know his wife was sick before he pleaded guilty to various charges in August.
Pleading for the shortest sentence possible, the 44-year-old said there was no one to look after his wife, who is suffering from cervical cancer, and his two daughters, aged four and 12.
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