Committee of Inquiry into Little India Riots: 10 things you need to know
Published on Mar 26, 2014 9:11 PM
With the conclusion of the committee of inquiry into the riot on Wednesday (26/03), the committee is expected to deliberate and submit a report and recommendations to the Minister for Home Affairs by June 13.
These are 10 key takeaways from the five-week public hearings:
1. The fatal accident which sparked the Dec 8 riot - how did it happen?
The riot was sparked by a fatal accident between 33-year-old Indian national Sakthivel Kumaravelu and the private bus he had earlier been ordered to get off from. Forensics showed he died instantly, while a toxicology report showed his blood alcohol level was almost three times the legal limit for driving.
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