Legal

Two men brought to court by AVA for 49 counts of charges

SINGAPORE – The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) madia released on Wednesday (July 20) stated that two men were charged after failing to care for dogs in their charge and not complying with animal licensing conditions The Straits Times reported, Low Chong Kiat, 43, is suspected of abandoning 18 dogs in March this year. He will be charged in court …

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Singapore actress, Rui En Fined for careless driving

Local television actress, Rui En was fined S$700 for a charge of careless driving after pleading guilty on Friday (1 July), without being disqualified from driving. The 35-year-old actress was charged with one count of driving without due care and attention after knocking a stationary motorcycle at April 12. She had nothing to say in defense. The prosecution had sought a fine …

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Police report filed against FAP for fouling Cooling-Off Day regulations

A police report has been filed against pro-People’s Action Party (PAP) fanpage, Fabrication about the PAP (FAP) for alleging violating the Parliamentary Election Act (PEA) by posting posts on its fanpage that promotes the PAP candidate of the Bukit Batok By-Election during the Polling Day. Augustine Lee Zixu wrote that he filed the police report on 13 June against FAP …

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Tan Wah Piow to AGC: Phey ‘s criminality is more than adequate in law to render 1975 conviction unsafe

Singapore exile and lawyer, Tan Wah Piow has just replied to Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) on their response to his earlier request for the convictions in 1975 against him and another two individuals to be quashed in view of the conviction against former NTUC secretary-general and People’s Action Party Member of Parliament, Phey Yew Kok on 22 January. In AGC’s reply …

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Has the Elections Department misled the public?

The below is a posting by M Ravi on his Facebook Account on the alleged violation of the Parliamentary Election Act by two individuals, Teo Soh Lung and Roy Ngerng during the Cooling-Off Day. The Elections Department has misled the public!!! Are the alleged acts of Roy and Soh Lung excluded from being wrongful under section 78(2)(c) which says : …

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Police report made against alleged assault involving Amos Yee

A police report has been filed by a member of public against an alleged assault that involved the teenager, Amos Yee during the last weekend. The incident was documented on video and had been reported online. 29-year-old, Brendan Chong shared that he decided to make a police report on Wednesday as the authorities have not commented on the case till date. He hopes …

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Joint statement by ELD and SPF on investigation over alleged violation of Cooling-Off Day regulations

The Elections Department (ELD) and the Singapore Police Force (Police) have jointly issued a press statement in response to media queries about the investigations conducted upon Roy Ngerng, Teo Soh Lung and The Independent Singapore (TISG) for allegedly violating Cooling-Off Day regulations. The joint statement by ELD and Police in full The rules relating to Cooling-Off Day have been in place …

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ELD files police reports for election advertising breaches against TISG and two individuals

The Prime Minister Office (PMO) has just released a statement about the filing of police reports by the Assistant Returning Officer from the Election Department against socio-political site, The Independent Singapore (TISG) and two individuals – Teo Soh Lung and Roy Ngerng – for publishing several online articles and postings that may be tantamount to election advertising, on Cooling-Off Day …

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Response to AGC’s “self-serving” statement on lawyers acting on Kho Jabing’s behalf

Two of the three lawyers who have represented Kho Jabing, a Malaysian national who is convicted of murder and sentenced to death, spoke out in response to the media statement issued by the Attorney-General Chambers (AGC) alleging that the lawyers abused the process of court. (Read AGC’s media statement here) Ms Jeanette Chong-Aruldoss’s reply published on her Facebook account, The role of …

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AGC: Abuse of process of court in Kho Jabing’s case

Media Statement by the Attorney-General Chambers (AGC) alleging the abuse of process by lawyers representing Kho Jabing, a Malaysian national who is convicted of murder and sentenced to death. It is a cherished principle in our legal tradition that a legal practitioner must do his utmost to uphold the administration of justice. He must also conduct proceedings before a court …

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