Tag: Singapore Police Force

Caught on cam: Speeding lorry beats red light, narrowly misses biker at intersection

Singapore – A speeding lorry beating a red light and almost hitting a biker was caught on cam. The driver and passengers have been arrested for suspected drug-related offences. Footage of a scene which looked like it came straight out of the Grand Theft Auto...

Singaporean gets award for rescuing woman trapped in public bathroom by half-naked would-be molester

Singapore—The Police awarded Reshi Kumar Thenarasu with the Public Spiritedness Award on Thursday (Mar 19). Mr Reshi had prevented the molestation of a woman at a public bathroom in November of last year. At the award ceremony, the commander of the Clementi Police Division, Assistant...

Netizens lambast Police NSF who took girl on joyride in police car

Singapore—The story of a Police NSF who took a girl out on a ride in a police car and then got arrested for it was published on news outlet mothership.sg on Thursday afternoon (Mar 19). The story includes a video clip wherein a young woman...

Man arrested for attacking medical staff, police officers at Sengkang General Hospital

Singapore—The Singapore Police Force (SPF) announced on Wednesday (Feb 12) that a man had been arrested after he had become hostile toward the medical staff and assaulted the Auxiliary Police Officer (APO) deployed at Sengkang General Hospital. The incident occurred on Tuesday (Feb 11), shortly...

SPF: Singapore’s crime rate highest in 9 years; online scams up by 54%

SINGAPORE — The crime rate in Singapore in 2019 is at its highest since 2010. While other types of crimes decreased, online scams increased by 54.2 percent from 2018. The Singapore Police Force (SPF) released the Annual Crime Brief 2019 on Wednesday (Feb 5). Overall, the country's...

Police confirm Jho Low is still a wanted man in Singapore

Singapore—Fugitive Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho, more popularly known as Jho Low, continues to be a wanted man in Singapore, financial publication The Edge Singapore reported on January 11, citing it had gotten confirmation from a spokesman fro the Singapore Police Force. The Edge Singapore...

1,700 people fall prey to loan scams with losses amounting to S$6.8 million in 2019

Singapore—There were 1,700 reported cases of loan scams from January to November 2019. Victims lost about S$6.8 million from the scams. According to the Straits Times, there were only 990 cases of loan scams in 2018 with losses amounting to S$2 million. Police said in an...

Police arrest man for inciting PMD users to injure ‘anyone they see’

Singapore—A thirty-four-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday (Dec 31) for inciting personal mobility device (PMD) users to violence the previous day via posts on the popular messaging app, Telegram. According to a news release from the Public Affairs Department of the Singapore Police Force,...

Indian national under investigation for taking part in public assembly at Marina Bay

Singapore — The police said yesterday (Dec 25) that a 32-year-old Indian national is under investigation for taking part in a public assembly at Marina Bay in protest against India's Citizenship (Amendment) Act. According to TODAY, the police had received a report about the matter...

‘A Mile in Their Shoes – Leaders of Singapore’ canceled after police requires permit 2 days before schedule

Singapore— The Singapore Police Force issued a statement on Friday night, December 13, saying that an event organized by a group called Happy People Helping People, would constitute a public assembly, and therefore under the Public Order Act, it would require a Police permit....