Tag: SPF

Raeesah Khan responds to warning issued by police after investigation into comments on social media

Singapore—On Thursday, September 17, the police issued a statement saying the investigations into the Facebook posts from Workers’ Party (WP) Member of Parliament Raeesah Khan had been concluded, with Ms Khan given a stern warning. "The police have completed their investigations and in consultation with...

17-year old arrested for cheating Foodpanda out of S$14,000

SINGAPORE – A 17-year old teenager has been arrested for his alleged involvement in cheating the food and beverage delivery service, Foodpanda, out of S$14,000. The Singapore Police Force (SPF) released a statement on Monday, August 24, explaining that Foodpanda sent them a report on...

DPM Heng, Raeesah, whistleblowers: Here’s a look at the police reports filed during GE 2020

Singapore—In this country, it seems, election periods are marked by an uptick in police reports, and GE 2020 is no exception. It’s not always easy to check the veracity that police reports were indeed filed, perhaps due to the confidential nature of the filings, although...

WP candidate Raeesah Khan apologises for online comments on race and religion

Singapore—After the Public Affairs Department of the Singapore Police Force (SPF) released a statement on the afternoon of July 5 (Sunday) confirming that two reports were filed against Workers' Party (WP) GE 2020 candidate Raeesah Khan concerning comments she made online in 2018 concerning...

Repeat circuit breaker offender (“I am a sovereign”) arrested again by police

Singapore – The woman who challenged the police by taking a video of them after being stopped for not wearing a mask to the market has done it again. She was arrested and fined the first time. And she has been arrested again. Before that...

Grab driver’s 2019 police report against female passenger surfaces online

Singapore – A Grab driver filed a police report after a female passenger complained to the taxi operator that the driver said: "My best friend is my right hand." On Thursday (March 5) a photo of the police report, which was filed in 2019, was...

Carousell face mask scam: Man arrested for cheating on one order worth S$175,000

Singapore – A 28-year-old man has been arrested for scamming a buyer who placed one order of surgical face masks worth S$175,000. The victim lodged a report with the police on Friday (Feb 14). Officers from the Ang Mo Kio Police Division were able to identify...

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...

Woman harasses police officers by recording them in viral video

A video taken by a woman recording two police officers has surfaced, going viral. In the video, a woman follows two police officers into a lift, at what looks to be a HDB block, and can be heard telling a male police officer, “You snatched...

Police refute allegations that MRT checks target Malays after man yells at TransCom officers

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) released a statement refuting allegations that checks at MRT stations target the Malay community. The statement released on Wednesday, July 10, said that “such allegations are untrue, baseless, irresponsible, and may stir up racial tensions.” SPF’s statement was in response to...