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Officers can’t recognise man they arrested in Little India
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“I’m not able to recognise the accused now, as my encounter with him then was brief.” Those were the words of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), N. Subramaniam, in court on Tuesday at the trial of construction worker, Mahalingam Thavamani, 27. Mr Mahalingam, Read More

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You made the problem worse: COI to ground commander
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Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 11:12 pm By Andrew Loh It was undoubtedly the most adversarial session the Committee of Inquiry (COI) has had since it started its hearings last Wednesday into the Little India riot. On the stand for four Read More

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More police resources could have prevented escalation of violence
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Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 11:12 pm By Terry Xu / Andrew Loh Lt Tiffany Neo of the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) was on her 24-hour shift at the Central Fire Station on 8 December 2013 when she was informed Read More

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Rioters’ intent was not to “kill us”: police officer
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By Andrew Loh When rescuers from the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) arrived at the scene in Little India, what they saw were an angry crowd and foreign nationals pelting the bus with whatever they could find. Still, the SCDF officers had a Read More

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The officer who wanted to instil law and order
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By Terry Xu The Committee of Inquiry (COI) listened intently to Traffic Police Officer, Fadli Shaifuddin Mohamed Sani, on how he charged at the rioters, not once but three times during the riot in Little India last December. A police officer for three Read More

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