Updated: 06/23/2014 19:38

5 months' jail for man who obstructed policeman in Little India riot



5 months' jail for man who obstructed policeman in Little India riot

An Indian national was found guilty of obstructing a policeman during last December's Little India riot, and received a five-month jail sentence on Monday.

Mahalingam Thavamani, the first man who claimed trial over his alleged role in the Little India riot, was found guilty of obstructing Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) N Subramaniam from dispersing the crowd near the scene of the riot. 

The 27-year-old could have been jailed up to eight years and fined for the charge.

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