Amos Yee Arrested

The 17-year-old teenager who last week posted a YouTube video in which he celebrated Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s death and criticised his political career was arrested on Sunday. In the video, he challenged Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to sue him and also made insensitive remarks about Christianity.

At least 20 police reports have been lodged against Amos Yee since Mar 27, when he was believed to have uploaded the eight-minute video.

On Sunday, one reader alerted The Straits Times to yet another police report lodged against the teenager, but this time it was regarding his posting of obscene material on his blog. The video, which has been slammed by netizens, in no longer available on his YouTube channel. The blogpost has also been taken down.



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