Rangasamy Balasubramaniam v Public Prosecutor

JurisdictionSingapore
JudgeSyed Alwee B Ahmad Alsree
Judgment Date04 July 2000
Neutral Citation[2000] SGDC 56
CourtDistrict Court (Singapore)
Published date17 March 2009
Year2000
Plaintiff CounselDeputy Public Prosecutor Christopher Ong
Defendant CounselAccused Rangasamy Balasubramaniam in person
Citation[2000] SGDC 56

4 July 2000

District Judge Syed Alwee B Ahmad Alsree

The Appellant Rangasamy Balasubramaniam appeared in Court and pleaded guilty to the following charges:

DAC 3237/2000

You,
Rangasamy Balasubramaniam,
Male 49 years
NRIC No.
S 1104369 J

are charged that you, on or about the 18th day of January 2000 at about 8.10 pm, at the Blk 3 Jalan Bukit Merah #13-5084 Singapore, did traffic in a controlled drug specified in Class “A” of the First Schedule to the Misuse of Drugs Act, Chapter 185, to wit, by having in your possession for the purpose of trafficking 18 straws found to contain 0.29 gram of diamorphine, at the said place, without any authorisation under the said Act or the regulations made thereunder, and you have thereby committed an offence under Section 5(1)(a) read with Section 5(2) punishable under Section 33 of the Misuse of Drugs Act.

……. Vide Exhibit “P1A”.

DAC 18209/2000

You,
Rangasamy Balasubramaniam,
Male 49 years
NRIC No.
S 1104369 J

are charged that you on or about the 18th January 2000, in Singapore, did consume a specified drug specified in the Fourth Schedule to the Misuse of Drugs Act, Chapter 185, to wit, morphine, without authorisation under the said Act or the regulations made thereunder and thereby committed an offence under Section 8(b)(ii) of the Misuse of Drugs Act, Chapter 185.

AND FURTHER

that you, before the commission of the said offence, had been admitted to an approved institution, namely Drug Rehabilitation Centre, on 30th May 1995 and 23rd July 1997, pursuant to an order made by the Director of the Central Narcotics Bureau, in Singapore, under Section 37(2) of the Misuse of Drugs Act, Chapter 185 and you are now liable to be punished under Section 33A(1) of the Misuse of Drugs Act, Chapter 185.

…….. Vide exhibit “P2A”.

DAC 18210/2000

You,
Rangasamy Balasubramaniam,
Male 49 years
NRIC No.
S 1104369J

are charged that you on or about the 12th day of January 2000 (Wednesday) at Singapore, being a person subjected to a Supervision Order for a period of 24 months with effect from 19.9.1999 issued under Regulation 15 of the Misuse of Drugs (Approved Institutions and Treatment and Rehabilitation) Regulations, 1976 (as amended) did fail to present yourself for urine test to the Duty Officer at Clementi Police Division Headquarters as required by the said Order and you have thereby committed an offence under Regulations 15(3)(f) of the Misuse of Drugs (Approved Institutions and Treatment and Rehabilitation)...

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