Man jailed for failing to present passport

  24 October, 2014    Category:  Press Releases

A Malaysian technician who entered Singapore at Woodlands Checkpoint without presenting his passport was jailed for six weeks yesterday.

Mohd Sani Mohamad Salleh, 33, admitted to an amended charge of failing to present his Malaysian passport to the officer on duty before he entered the country on April 21. He was originally charged with attempting to enter Singapore without a valid pass.

A district court heard that Mohd Sani told an Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officer that he did not have his passport with him and handed over his identity card.

His lawyer Nasser Ismail said he has had a history of psychotic disorder and acute psychosis since 2008.

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