The Courts want to help us, but are constrained by the current legislation. The inadequacies in our criminal justice system have been quite clearly exposed.
Other key regulations include a ban on multiple passengers on e-scooters with a possible fine of €35 (S$52) for transporting another passenger.
The 36-year-old Chinese national and Singapore permanent resident pleaded guilty for committing outrage of modesty. The victim’s identity is currently being protected under a court order.
The rider remained defiant and argued he was allowed to ride in the void deck. This is untrue as a ban on riding personal mobility devices (PMDs) at common areas in 15 HDB towns kicked in last month
The thought of having children, BTO and the affordability to take care of my parents when they grow older really stresses me out.
For verbally abusing the judge and the judiciary, Ashby could also be charged with Contempt of Court under the Administration of Justice (Protection) Act (AJPA).
Data taken from the Government’s records on annual crime reveal a troubling trend: the number of outrage of modesty cases have risen considerably over the past 7 years.
Since the accident made headlines earlier this week, the online petition calling for the prohibition of all PMDs in Singapore has received a significant boost in signatures.
Mr Lee has been a member of the SPP for close to a decade now. He has been a regular feature of the party’s ground efforts in Potong Pasir, Toa Payoh, and Mountbatten.