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Four Chinese nationals charged with instigating bus strike granted bail

Published on Dec 6, 2012 11:25 AM
 
Clockwise from top left: SMRT bus drivers from China: He Jun Ling, Liu Xiang Ying, Gao Yue Qiang and Wang Xianjie. Gao, Liu and Wang, have been granted bail of $10,000, while He, who faces a second charge of inciting the strike needs to raise $20,000. -- PHOTOS: ZAOBAO, CAROLINE CHIA

The four SMRT drivers from China charged with instigating last week's strike, have been granted bail.

It is not clear, however, if they will be able to raise the funds to get out of remand before the case against them is mentioned again in court next Wednesday

Gao Yue Qiang, 32, Liu Xiangying, 33, and Wang Xianjie, 39, have been granted bail of $10,000, while He Jun Ling, 32, who faces a second charge of inciting the strike needs to raise $20,000.

All four have indicated in court that they wish to engage lawyers to represent them, although The Straits Times understands that legal representation for the men had already been arranged late Wednesday night.

 
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