Daily Archives: 2016-03-02

40-year-old arrested for posting comments that incite violence

The Police announced through its Facebook fanpage that it has arrested a 40-year-old Singaporean Chinese male for posting comments on Facebook inciting others to commit violence. The Police said that it received a report on 8 February, regarding a post made by a Facebook user which included the comment, “Please reveal the identity of the 5 plain clothes officers and we go …

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Editorial: Response to speech on TOC by Home Affairs and Law Minister

In Parliament on Tuesday, Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam described The Online Citizen (TOC)’s investigation into the death of teenager, Benjamin Lim, as a “planned, orchestrated campaign using falsehoods”. (Link to Ministerial statement) We would like to respond to some of the points highlighted by the Minister. “Confidentiality” First, the Minister said Benjamin’s family wanted privacy. He said …

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SPF introduces new police warrant card

From 1 March 2016 onwards, police officers from the Singapore Police Force (SPF) will carry a new warrant card, according to a press release by the SPF yesterday on 29 February. The new warrant cards showcase a new design but more importantly, the cards have enhanced security features to prevent potential cases of impersonation of a police officer. SPF personnel …

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