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Woman confronts man for allegedly taking photos of her on NEL train, police investigating, Singapore News

The police are investigating a case of intentional harassment after a woman confronted a man for allegedly taking photos of her on a train along the North East line on Sunday afternoon (June 23). Stomp contributor Maru witnessed the incident and shared with Stomp a video of the woman berating the man. “My wife and I entered the train at Kovan MRT Station heading towards Dhoby Ghaut and my wife sat beside the girl,” said Maru. “When we arrived at Woodleigh, I caught a glimpse of the girl looking shocked…

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Teenager allegedly sets fire to sofa at Pasir Ris HDB lift lobby; police investigating, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A teenager is being investigated by the police for allegedly setting fire to a sofa at the lift lobby of a block of Housing Board flats in Pasir Ris. The police said in a statement early on Sunday (May 26) that the 15-year-old boy was suspected to be involved in a case of mischief by fire. On Friday at 5pm, the police were alerted to the fire at the lift lobby on the seventh storey of Block 560 Pasir Ris Street 51. No one was injured. Through ground…

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59 food poisoning cases at 2 welfare homes in Pelangi Village; MOH, SFA investigating, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The authorities are investigating after 59 people fell ill from eating food at two homes at Pelangi Village, a social welfare complex in Buangkok. In a joint reply on Wednesday (May 22), the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) said that there were 22 cases of gastroenteritis from Angsana Home and 37 from Banyan Home as of noon on Monday. All 59 experienced symptoms from May 14 to 18, the statement said. Eleven of those affected had to be hospitalised. While three of them…

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FairPrice investigating after customer finds numerous bugs in packet of white fungus, Singapore News

When groceries that Stomp contributor Justin ordered from NTUC FairPrice arrived at his home, he discovered numerous bugs in a packet of white fungus. The Pasar Dried White Fungus cost $1.85 and was part of an online order made on May 10. It was delivered on May 11. The product had a packing date of March 27, 2019. Justin told Stomp: “Dozens of bugs could be seen inside and some were even alive. “Look at the brown little dots in the pictures. It’s utterly disgusting.” In response to a Stomp…

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Police investigating report of drone flying outside 17th storey bathroom window in Pasir Ris, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The police are investigating after a Pasir Ris resident said she saw a drone fly past her window. The police confirmed to The Straits Times on Wednesday (May 8) that a report had been lodged. A check by ST on the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) website found that the area where the drone was sighted was within 5km of an airport or airbase. A Class 2 Activity Permit is required for unmanned aircraft activities conducted for recreational or research purposes in areas within 5km of where…

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Man in his 40s drowns off coast of Sentosa’s Tanjong Beach, police investigating, Singapore News

The body of a man was found off the coast of a Sentosa beach on Saturday morning (May 4). Police said they were alerted to the case at 7.16am at Tanjong Beach, where they found a body of a man lying motionless along the shoreline. Paramedics from the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) pronounced him dead at the scene. The SCDF said that they responded to the incident in 120 Tanjong Beach Walk. The Straits Times understand that the body looked to belong to a man in his 40s, and…

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Blind tissue seller allegedly robbed of earnings in Yishun underpass, police investigating, Singapore News

The police are investigating an incident where a visually-impaired woman was allegedly robbed in Yishun on Tuesday evening (April 30), they told Stomp in response to queries. Facebook user Jessica Vincent posted about the incident, which occurred in the underpass linking Yishun MRT Station and Northpoint City shopping mall at around 7.20pm. In her post on Wednesday (May 1), Jessica alleged that a blind woman was robbed by another woman, who reportedly “snatched” a bag containing the victim’s “whole day’s collection” and then ran off. The blind woman is believed…

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Dispenser meter continues running after customer stops pumping petrol at Upper Serangoon station: Caltex investigating, Singapore News

A Caltex fuel dispenser has been put under maintenance after a customer reported the meter continued running even after he had stopped pumping petrol into his motorbike’s fuel tank, Chevron Singapore said in a statement to Stomp. They are investigating the matter. Several Stomp contributors alerted Stomp to a video taken by the customer at a Caltex petrol station at Upper Serangoon on Wednesday (Apr 24). In the video, the customer records the meter running even when he had stopped filling his vehicle’s tank with petrol. He warns others to “be…

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Man allegedly takes photos of another man in NTU hall shower, police investigating, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A peeping Tom case in a male toilet at a hall of residence in Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has surfaced, amid a robust debate on how sexual misconduct cases in universities should be handled. In response to queries from The Straits Times, the police said they received a 999 call for assistance at 1.11pm on Sunday (April 21), with the caller alleging a man had taken photographs of another man in a shower at the hall’s toilet. A 19-year-old man, who is not a resident of the hall,…

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Police investigating case of e-scooter rider who allegedly hit child along Orchard Road, Singapore News

The police are investigating a case of an e-scooter rider who allegedly hit a child along Orchard Road on Friday evening (Apr 19). Several Stomp contributors alerted Stomp to a video of the confrontation between the rider and the child’s father that was posted to Complaint Singapore’s Facebook group page. In the video, a group of women are seen tending to a child as his father hurls vulgarities at the e-scooter rider. According to the post, the father of the kid had allegedly punched the rider after he struck his son. It added…

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