Guy Named Batman Jailed for Burglary

Batman bin Suparman pleads guilty to heroin use, theft
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 11, 2013 2:37 PM CST
Yeah, not this Batman.   (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, File)

(Newser) – Say it ain't so, Batman! An unemployed Singaporean man was sentenced to almost three years in jail today, after failing badly to live up to his name—which is, we are not kidding, Batman bin Suparman. The 23-year-old was arrested in August, after security cameras spotted him breaking into a store on two separate nights and making off with about $400, the AFP reports. He pleaded guilty to a number of other crimes as well, including stealing about $520 using his brother's ATM card and consuming heroin. (Read more Batman bin Suparman stories.)

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