Seven Immigration Offenders Investigated In Connection With Rioting Incident

Seven men suspected to be immigration offenders were arrested in connection to a rioting incident that took place on Oct 16, the Singapore Police Force (SPF) said on Thursday night (Nov 5).

The seven suspects were arrested on Wednesday in a joint enforcement operation by SPF and Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers held in the vicinity of Yew Tee Industrial Estate.

According to the SPF, the suspects are also believed to be involved in the peddling of duty unpaid cigarettes. A total of 917 packets of cigarettes were seized during the operation.

Investigations against the suspects are ongoing, the police said. If convicted of rioting, they each face up to seven years in jail and caning.



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