When her husband was jailed for drug offences he committed back in March 2012, Robiah Lia Caniago found herself having to find a way to feed herself and her two young children.
The 40-year-old, who on long-term visit pass holder, who has a son, nine, and a daughter, seven, started making curry puffs to sell from her two-room rental flat at Lengkok Bahru.
But the law soon caught up with her when the Housing Development Board (HDB) called her on May 2 last year to ask her about her illegal business.
Last Wednesday, Housing Development Board(HDB) call her to ask her about her illegal business. She was caught and fined $3,000 for selling curry puffs without a licence. As she was unable to pay the $3,000 fine, she was served with a 5 days jail sentence.