Indian charged with rioting in Singapore
Indian charged with rioting in Singapore,There is one more addition among who are arrested in connection with the rioting that took place at Little...
SINGAPORE: There is one more addition among who are arrested in connection with the rioting that took place at Little India during a Sunday break on December 8. A 41-year-old man was arrested on December 12 for his alleged involvement in the out break of violence, taking the total number of Indians arraigned in the incident to 34 the Online reported today.
However, there was no confirmation from the police on the latest arrest.
The trouble started after a private bus fatally knocked down an Indian pedestrian, 33-year-old Sakthivel Kuaravelu in Little India, a precinct of Indian-origin businesses, eateries and pubs where most of the South Asian workers take their Sunday break.
Some 400 migrant workers were involved in the rampage left 39 police and civil defence staff injured and 25 vehicles — including 16 police cars — damaged.
Singapore previously witnessed violence of such scale during race riots in 1969.