Newsletter 1 released!

Dear members, after an exhilarating year of Krav Maga together we’ve decided to release the first issue of our gym’s monthly digest. See an excerpt below!

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8 Youths Arrested for Serial Robbery

Low crime doesn’t mean no crime. Equip yourself with realistic self defence skills, and sign up for our Krav Maga classes today! According to the Straits Times today (4th April 2012):

Police have arrested eight youths aged between 13 to 15 suspected to be involved in a series of robberies committed at Hougang and Pasir Ris housing estates.

They are believed to have committed more than five robberies and would assault their victims before snatching valuables from them.

The reports were made between March 10 and April 2. The valuables stolen included cash and mobile phones.

 

http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/STIStory_785161.html

[News] Serial Armed Robber Arrested

Protect yourself from the armed robberies that can occur anytime, anywhere.

Police have arrested a 28-year-old man who is believed to be involved in a series of armed robberies and snatch thefts committed in Ang Mo Kio and Potong Pasir housing estates.

Between 10 November 2011 and 2 January 2012, Police received several reports of armed robbery cases that were committed by an unknown man inside the lifts of the housing estates. In these cases, the suspect reportedly followed lone female victims into the lifts before brandishing a knife and demanding for the victims’ valuables once the lift doors were closed.

http://www.spf.gov.sg/mic/2012/120105_serial_robber.htm

[News] SJI student stabbed to death in Jakarta

Knife attacks are very common threats on the streets, as knives are very easily available and no training is required for its use.

From the Straits Times, 9th December 2011:

An Indonesian student from St Joseph’s Institution (SJI) was stabbed to death in Jakarta while on a trip home to visit his family.

A report in The Jakarta Post on Thursday said Christopher Melky Tanujaya, 16, was attacked on Monday at a bus shelter in Penjaringan, North Jakarta.

link: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/STIStory_743022.html

To learn realistic self defence against armed attacks like the one above, please contact us. Meanwhile, stay alert and stay safe on the streets.

[News] NSF allegedly killed for touching another person’s car

Proper self defence skills can help increase your chances of survival in such an attack!

From AsiaOne on 6th December 2011:

Moments later, a group of five appeared and without warning, started beating up Mr Chen and his friends, accusing them of touching their car.

The cousin said the group of five did not use any weapons. They also left the female in the group alone.

After the fight, the victim was sent home by his cousin. The victim’s parents then sent him to hospital. At that time, he was already unconscious.

To read more, visit:
http://news.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Crime/Story/A1Story20111206-314772.html

[News] Teen survivor of triple killing tells of horrific repeated slashings

Violent crimes can happen to anybody. The best that we can do is to prepare ourselves in case of such an unfortunate event.

 

From the Straits Times, 23 Nov 2011

Madam Zhang’s 17-year-old daughter Feng Jianyu came in from the adjoining bedroom, said the prosecution. Wang allegedly attacked her, stabbing her repeatedly until she collapsed.

He is then said to have rushed naked into the room shared by Meilin and her mother Yang Jie, 36. Wang attacked the teenager while Madam Yang ran out of the room, the court heard.

The mother then climbed out of the kitchen window and stood on the narrow ledge outside, while clinging on to the laundry pole holders. Wang cut her fingers with his knife, the prosecution claims, and she fell to the ground below.

The court heard she died as a result of the fall, while the two other victims died from multiple stab wounds.

Full story at: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/STIStory_737062.html

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