01 Jul '15, 1pm

Singapore Prime Minister grilled by activist in defamation case

Agence France-Presse @afp Published 8:50 PM, July 01, 2015 Updated 9:15 PM, July 01, 2015 CORRUPTION ACCUSATION. Lee sued Ngerng in May 2014 after the blogger accused him of misusing public funds. Photo by EPA SINGAPORE – Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong insisted he was defamed and sought aggravated damages on Wednesday, July 1, from an activist who grilled the leader in court for seven hours as part of a civil case. Lee said the defendant, Roy Ngerng, had been "insincere" in his apologies and continued to worsen his original libel by repeating false allegations in blogs and a YouTube video clip. Lee sued Ngerng in May 2014 after the blogger accused him of misusing public funds, a sensitive issue for officials in the city-state known to have the least corrupt government in Asia. "You have defamed me," Lee, 63, firmly told Ngerng from the witness stand at one point ...

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