Authorities somehow identified Holland Village MRT woman from behind. She's a 34-year-old S'porean.

Not sure how the authorities did it, but okay.

Belmont Lay| August 23, 12:50 PM

You have seen the photo trending on social media of a woman minding her own business outside Holland Village MRT on Aug. 13, 2014.

Now, the authorities have positively identified her, from behind, nonetheless. She is a 34-year-old Singaporean, as reported in The New Paper:


Previously, in response to a public query, SMRT had said they couldn't do anything about the incident as the woman had left the scene by the time their staff arrived.

The area was also supposedly away from their staff's line of sight, a SMRT Customer Relations spokesperson said.

However, TNP reported that the case has been referred from the Police to the National Environmental Agency (NEA).

In such a situation, the woman is likely to be issued with a Notice of Offence (NOO) and a summon from the NEA.

The implications of this is obvious: We know that surveillance in Singapore is tight, but we never knew anyone could be identified even without a picture of their face.

Regardless, thank you NEA for getting to the bottom of things.


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