Labour Trafficking

Operator of Entertainment Outlet Convicted of Labour Trafficking Offences

SINGAPORE: Alagar Balasubramanian (“Bala”), a 47-year-old Singaporean Permanent Resident and operating manager of entertainment establishment Jaiho Club was convicted on 21 February 2022 for labour trafficking offences. Today (19 April 2022), he was sentenced to 41 months imprisonment and fined $27,365 (in default 20 weeks’ imprisonment) relating to three charges under the Prevention of Human…

False Declaration in Work Permit Application

Individual Convicted for Making a False Declaration in Work Permit Application

SINGAPORE: Hafizuddin bin Jaafar (“Hafizuddin”), a 34-year-old Singaporean man, was sentenced to six weeks’ imprisonment for making a false declaration in a work permit application for a migrant domestic worker (“MDW”). He was also fined $50,750 (in default 14 weeks’ imprisonment) for collecting monies from the MDW to apply for and subsequently keep the work…