Who is the stupid guy who declared on the Internet he inteded to burn his voting slip & ballot box on Polling Day?!

Stupid guy. What a waste of resources by the Singapore Police Force to investigate & nab this idiot! Please fine him mercilessly!!

The Singapore Police Force have arrested a male Singaporean for declaring on the Internet that he intended to burn his voting slip and ballot box on Polling Day.

Police officers arrested the 32-year-old suspect at his Ang Mo Kio home on April 25 after they received information about him.

Follow-up investigations showed that the suspect had posted comments online about intending to burn his voting slip and ballot box on Polling Day.

He was also believed to have posted a comment that suggested causing hurt to Members of Parliament.

The subject was arrested for the offence of Communicating an Electronic Record Containing Incitements to Violence under the Penal Code.

If found guilty, he can be imprisoned up to 5 years, fined, or both.

A statement released by the police said the force takes threats of violence to the conduct of the electoral process and threats of violence against persons seriously.

Director of the Criminal Investigation Department, Assistant Commissioner of Police Hoong Wee Teck said those who made such remarks online and think that they can hide behind the Internet's anonymity will be found out.

"Police will investigate such reports and spare no efforts in taking the culprits to task," he said.

From Asiaone, "Man arrested for threatening to burn voting slip and ballot box".


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