14 Oct '11, 3am

Police warn against unlawful Occupy Raffles Place protest

Police warn against unlawful Occupy Raffles Place protest

The police are warning the public against taking part in a protest due to be held in Raffles Place on Saturday as it will be unlawful. -- ST PHOTO: JOYCE FANG By Tessa Wong The police are warning the public against taking part in a protest due to be held in Raffles Place on Saturday as it will be unlawful. The event, called Occupy Raffles Place, appears to be inspired by the ongoing Occupy Wall Street protests taking place in New York, in the United States. In a statement responding to media queries, the police said they had received reports that a netizen is 'instigating the public to stage a protest gathering' in Raffles Place on Saturday, in support of a similar protest in New York. 'Police urge members of the public not to be misled and participate in an unlawful activity,' said the statement.

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