Ah Boys to Men actor Noah Yap sentenced to 9 months in detention barracks for drug use

SINGAPORE - Noah Yap, a Singaporean actor known for his role in Ah Boys to Men, was sentenced to nine months in Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) detention barracks on Wednesday (Mar 2) after being found guilty of consuming cannabis (also known as marijuana).

According to The Straits Times, Yap, a full-time national serviceman who enlisted in May 2014, is a Lance-Corporal and was part of the SAF Music and Drama Company when he commited the offence.

The 22-year-old, who is also a local YouTube star, is mostly known for his role as I.P. Man in the Ah Boys to Men series as well as The Lion Men.

The Straits Times also reported that Fly Entertainment, which represents Yap, said that he has been uncontactable and that the company had been trying to get in touch with his family.