15 Apr '17, 3am

Students spotted climbing to roof of 5-storey carpark, AMK Town Council 'exploring preventive measures'

Students spotted climbing to roof of 5-storey carpark, AMK Town Council 'exploring preventive measures'

SINGAPORE - The Ang Mo Kio Town Council is "exploring preventive measures" after students were seen climbing to the roof of a multistorey carpark in Hougang. A resident had taken a video of five students at the top of the five-storey-high carpark at Block 971A, Hougang Street 91, a Lianhe Wanbao report said on Thursday (April 13). The resident, who declined to share her name, said it was dangerous, as there were no railings around the roof structure. The students had climbed on to the roof to "take selfies" at around 5pm on Wednesday, she said. In response to queries from The Straits Times, a spokesman for Ang Mo Kio Town Council, which oversees the area, said on Friday that they had investigated the matter. "Our investigation shows that the students had climbed onto the roof of the multistorey carpark via the firehose reel," he said. "The respective school will be informe...

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