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‘Minister Teo should explain handling of Suntec City assault case’ #Singapore

‘Minister Teo should explain handling of Suntec City assault case’ #Singapore

Two involved in a brawl at Suntec City have reportedly jumped bail. (AFP file photo) By Andrew Loh The Singapore Police Force (SPF) keeps Singapore safe. That is its job. But what happens if Singaporeans themselves start losing faith and trust in the force? In recent times, several cases have dented Singaporeans' confidence in the men in blue. The most famous case was of terrorist suspect Mas Selamat Kastari who escaped from the Whitley Road Detention Centre in 2007. More recently, Romanian diplomat Silviu Ionescu was allowed to leave Singapore even as his case was being investigated by the police. Ionescu, the highest-ranking diplomat at the Romanian embassy in Singapore at the time of the incident, was reported to have hit three men with his car in the early hours of December 2009. The incident resulted in the death of Malaysian Tong Kok Wai. Ionescu has since been charg...

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