Police personally called up several Return Our CPF protesters for questioning

Face-to-face. How polite.

Belmont Lay| October 10, 12:41 PM

Instead of resorting to email, snail mail or courier service, the Singapore police turned up at the homes of several Return Our CPF protesters late on Thursday night and Friday morning to serve them notices to assist in investigations on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.

The Online Citizen, a website about democracy and stuff, wrote that plainclothes officers from the Criminal Investigation Department personally delivered letters to some of the participants who attended the Hong Lim Park protest held on Sept. 27, 2014, where a bunch of insensitive wankers encroached on the venue of a YMCA event, chanting and waving flags and startling children with special needs.

Those served with the letter were to present themselves at the Police Cantonment Complex to assist in the probe, which commenced a few hours later, presumably early Friday morning when office hours kicked in.

The police questioning lasted between 90 minutes and five hours.

According to those who were questioned, they were asked questions about their relationships with protest co-leaders Han Hui Hui and Roy Ngerng, whether they were aware of the demarcation or perimeters of Speakers' Corner, if they were aware that there were special needs children involved in the YMCA event and if they were familiar with the permit application process for Speakers' Corner.

And this would probably be news to everyone: Apparently, those questioned were informed if they knew the permit to protest had been revoked that day but the march around the park proceeded anyways.

Naturally, the Return Our CPF protest co-leader Han had also been called up to assist in investigations. It is not known if the other co-leader Ngerng had been called up as well.

But you can be sure you'd read about Han's side of the story on social media soon.


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