In a video posted online of the riot in Little India on Sunday night, one man was seen urging rioters to stop causing further damage to the bus which was involved in a fatal road traffic accident.
An Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) specialist who took and gave bribes to grant social visit passes to various foreigners to enter Singapore was jailed for 21 months on Monday. Corporal Mohammed Mustaffa Mohabat Ali, 29, admitted to 12 of 35 charges of corruption. He was ordered to pay a penalty of $8,050 or in default, sentenced to four weeks' jail.
Plans to tighten alcohol rules in Little India might be affected by the riot that took place there on Sunday night. Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew told reporters on Monday morning that he and Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean had discussed the ongoing consultation on what changes should be made to liquor licences.
Shopowners and residents affected by the riot in Little India on Sunday night were seen clearing up the debris from the violence, with most counting their losses.
Migrant workers' group Transient Workers Count Too (TWC2) has appealed to the public to be mindful not to flame hatred and xenophobia when commenting on the riot that happened in Little India on Sunday night.