With e-scooter accidents, injuries, and fires on the rise, more Singaporeans — including Members of Parliament (MPs) — have joined a growing chorus of voices calling for e-scooters to be banned.
At the time, Job was employed as an infrastructure engineer. He pleaded guilty to three charges of outraging the modesty of a minor, with another four charges taken into consideration. He molested one of the victims twice.
Over 2,700 people responded to the poll with over 2,000 “yes” votes compared to 662 “no” votes.
The votes were overwhelmingly in favor of ‘NO’ with over 1,800 votes to 82 ‘YES’ votes
Low cited the provisions in the law which gives ministers far-reaching powers to determine what is online falsehood, saying it is akin to a minister who is both a player and a referee during a match.
Many have argued that the law could severely restrict not only freedom of the press but also freedom of speech in Singapore overall.
Mr. Wham also faces two other charges of organizing public assembly without a police permit and another two charges for not signing the police statements.
The renewal notice was dated 6 September 2018. But according to Singpost’s date stamp on the envelope, the letter was only cleared on 30 January 2019, over 4 months later.
When an investigating officer took Wham’s statement later that year, he confirmed it to be true but refused to sign the statement, saying he would sign it only if he was given a copy.