Purchase of drugs by Metro scion does not amount to trafficking: Defence

Purchase of drugs by Metro scion does not amount to trafficking: Defence The lawyer of Ong Jenn argued on Tuesday (Feb 21) that a simple buyer purchasing drugs for himself cannot be said to have “conspired to traffic with his dealer”. By Vanessa Paige Chelvan; Posted 21 Feb 2017 14:25; Updated 21 Feb 2017 19:50. Ong Jenn …

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Metro founder’s grandson admits agreeing to sell woman drugs

Ong and his wife arriving at the State Courts yesterday. Ong took the stand yesterday on the third day of his trial on two counts of engaging in a conspiracy with convicted drug offender Mohamad Ismail to traffic cannabis.ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW.

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Metro scion and drug dealer had only ‘buyer-seller’ ties: Defence

File photo of Ong Jenn, grandson to the founder of Metro, who is charged with trafficking cannabis, arriving at the State Courts on Feb 3, 2017. Photo: Robin Choo/TODAY. mail · print. View all 0 comments …

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Metro founder’s grandson agreed to sell cannabis to woman but ‘transaction did not occur’

SINGAPORE – On the third day of a drug-trafficking trial involving Ong Jenn, the grandson of Metro’s founder, the prosecution presented in court on Tuesday (Feb 21) excerpts of text messages. It was between Ong Jenn and a woman, and it showed he had …

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