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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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Man arrested for drink driving, traffic offences after police car chase from PIE to Geylang Bahru, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A man was pursued by police officers and subsequently arrested for drink driving and traffic-related offences on Wednesday (June 19). A traffic police officer spotted a car driving dangerously along the Pan Island Expressway towards Tuas, before the Eunos exit, at 12.06am on Wednesday. The driver, a 38-year-old man, refused to comply with the officer’s instruction to stop his vehicle. The police gave chase and during their pursuit, an accident involving the man’s car occurred in Geylang Bahru towards Bendemeer Road. The man was conscious when taken to…

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Singapore 

Police officer found dead with gunshot wound to head at Yishun North NPC, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 28-year-old regular police officer was found dead with a gunshot wound to his head at the Yishun North neighbourhood police centre (NPC) on Sunday night (June 16). The police said in a statement on Monday that the male officer, a police sergeant, had reported for duty at 7.30pm on Sunday at the NPC at 31 Yishun Central and drew his service pistol from the armoury. He was found alone with a gunshot wound to his head at the rest area of the NPC at around 9.30pm, the…

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Singapore 

Woman files police report against Telegram channel ‘perverts’ who slid into her DM, Singapore News

One woman was sickened to receive suggestive messages from people she did not even know on messaging app Telegram. To her horror, her username and pictures had been circulated on a Singapore-based Telegram channel. In a series of Instagram Stories on June 13, Verlin Wee shared a story that would be every girl’s nightmare. She recently received multiple private and secret chats from strangers and it made her wonder why. It was only after some snooping around, a friend alerted her to photos of her shared on the channel SG Telebabes without her knowledge.  Photo: Instagram…

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Stores close early, security heightened in Central as Hong Kong protesters clash with police

Dozens of retail stores closed their doors and some office workers were given the option to go home early in the Central area of Hong Kong Island as protesters blocked roads and clashed with police over a proposed extradition law on Wednesday.Security was also visibly heightened outside the offices of many financial companies after police fired tear gas to disperse protesters who surrounded Hong Kong’s legislative offices, evoking memories of the Occupy Central movement nearly five years ago… Source link

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Singapore 

Be wary of fake $50 and $100 portrait series notes: Police, Singapore News

Three men, aged between 25 and 29, have since been arrested and charged for the alleged offences between May 25 and June 4. The counterfeit $100 notes in these reported cases bear the serial number 3AX412083. Those on the counterfeit $50 notes have these eight serial numbers: 0FF875629, 3DL273922, 4DZ985604, 5HS436415, 5LV797440, 5LP297324, 5CK878136 and 5JH230011. In their statement, the police said that the counterfeit notes, which are believed to be photocopied reproductions, lack security features such as a watermark and security thread. The watermark is an image that can…

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Singapore 

Teenager allegedly set fire to plastic chairs, assisting with police investigations, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 14-year-old boy is being investigated for allegedly setting fire to plastic chairs, the police said in a statement on Thursday (June 6). The authorities were alerted to the fire at a tentage located at Block 508 West Coast Drive around 10.45pm on Wednesday. There were no injuries or casualties reported. Officers from Clementi Police Division established the identity of the suspect with the aid of images from police cameras. Preliminary investigations found that the teenager is believed to have set fire to plastic chairs placed at the…

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Police save blind dog from Dickson Road fire, Singapore News

When a fire broke out next door, retiree Peter Lim left his blind 10-year-old male Pomeranian behind as he ran out of his two-storey shophouse in Little India. He then helped to disperse the crowd that had gathered in front of the burning building. But fortunately, a police officer who had been assigned to check neighbouring units, spotted the dog, Lucky, in Mr Lim’s home. Special Constabulary Corporal Ian Abdullah, 23, told The New Paper last Thursday: “When I entered the unit beside the one on fire, I noticed the…

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Don’t panic, believe or give: Police warn of scam SMSes claiming ‘kidnap’ of loved ones , Singapore News

SINGAPORE – “I KIDNAPPED YOUR DAUGHTER/SON, CALL ME NOW BEFORE I KILL HER…PREPARE A RANSOM OF 10K NOW!!!!!” What should you do if you received such a text message? Do not panic, believe or give any money, the police said in an advisory on Saturday (June 1). There have been many reports of such messages from members of the public, police added. The messages typically claimed that the loved ones of the recipient had been kidnapped and asked for money as ransom. Photo: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE The messages typically claimed…

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Police arrest man suspected of robbing 78-year-old with penknife in Tampines, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 28-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday (May 29) for allegedly attempting to rob an elderly man with a penknife in Tampines. In a statement on Wednesday, the police said the man was clad in a black hoodie when he tried to rob the 78-year-old victim at Block 266 Tampines Street 21. The man fled after the victim shouted for help. He did not manage to make away with any of the victim’s belongings. The victim also escaped unhurt. Officers from the Bedok Police Division identified the suspect…

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