Indian-origin man jailed for drunk dialling S'pore cops for 18 yrs

by International | 06-09-2018 | 9688 views

A 61-year-old Indian-origin man, Gurcharan Singh was jailed for three years on Thursday for making prank calls to the Singapore Police for 18 years after drinking alcohol. In one of his calls. The latest incidents occurred over two days in June, with Singh making two calls on the first day and 15 on the second.

On June 10, Singh called the police using a public phone at a void deck of an apartment block in Chai Chee housing estate.In one of his calls, he told the operator: “You are stupid.” He also said: “I put one dynamite to the immigration house.”The police traced Singh’s phone call location and arrested him that day. Despite this, Singh made another 15 calls to the police, all in one day, later that month. Singh has been reoffending since 2000, with the most recent conviction in 2016, when he was sentenced to two-year jail term, the prosecutor said.

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