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She Was Fined For Selling Curry Puffs in her own house. Why?





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.

(Source: TNP)



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