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Stray dogs in Pasir Ris Camp growing 'increasingly aggressive': Army

Published on Feb 25, 2014 10:06 PM
 
Four of the dogs allegedly abused at Pasir Ris camp are pictured on Feb 24, 2014. The Army has said its Pasir Ris camp has suffered a series of attacks by "increasingly aggressive" stray dogs, after punishing a full-time National Serviceman who filmed one strung up in a camp bathroom so it could not move. -- ST FILE PHOTO: LAU FOOK KONG

The Army has said its Pasir Ris camp has suffered a series of attacks by "increasingly aggressive" stray dogs, after punishing a full-time National Serviceman who filmed one strung up in a camp bathroom so it could not move.

Its Facebook post at midnight on Tuesday said there were six such attacks in December alone - four involving injuries to personnel.

The previous day it had confirmed that the NSF who filmed the video then sent it to Animal Lovers League's founder Cathy Strong had been given 21 days suspension of leave and ordered to check in regularly with military police.

On Tuesday evening the 19-year-old NSF's father Mr Simon Spencer, 52, slammed his son's punishment for charges of unauthorised videography and unauthorised disclosure of information. In a Facebook post he said that before Ms Strong revealed his son's name to the Ministry of Defence (Mindef), she was "assured by Mindef" that "no charges will be pressed against the army personnel involved in taking the video".

 
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