Underwear Thief in Singapore to Spend 6 Months in Jail for Breaching Lockdown

A man in Singapore accused as underwear thief has been sentenced to nearly 6 months imprisonment for breaching lockdown protocol.

The serial underwear thief had violated the Singapore’s strict coronavirus lockdown just to sneak into a backyard and steal women’s lingerie. The thief was identified as Lee Cheen Kin, 39, who was found to have previous case with similar charges.

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Lee was on bail on similar charges when snuck out of his home las moth and climbed into a backyard to steal more underwear. Kin had stolen lingerie from every home 30 times since 2018, based on the report of The Jakarta Post.

According to the court documents, police have recovered more than 100 bras during the raid on his home last year. He admitted that he has been breaking the lockdown protocols by leaving his home for no good reason and failing to wear mask.

Lee “chose bras and panties to steal based on their appearance,” as his purpose was to use the stolen items for his own sexual pleasure, said by the prosecutor on the court. He also pleaded guilty to theft and criminal trespass and was sentenced to 23 weeks in jail.

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