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Singapore sentences Germans to caning and jail time

Singapore sentences Germans to caning and jail time
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By Euronews with Reuters
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Two Germans have been sentenced to nine months in a Singapore prison and three strokes of the cane. Elton Hinz, 21, and Andreas Von Knorre, 22

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Two Germans have been sentenced to nine months in a Singapore prison and three strokes of the cane.

Elton Hinz, 21, and Andreas Von Knorre, 22, admitted breaking into a depot and spray-painting graffiti onto a commuter carriage.

Both expressed remorse for their actions.

Caning is a common punishment in Singapore, handed out for crimes such as vandalism, kidnapping, robbery and drug and sexual abuse.

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