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AGC not taking action against CHC pastor over tweets

It says City Harvest pastor warned over Twitter posts has complied with its letter

Published on Jun 11, 2014 7:08 AM
 
Screenshot of Mr Tan Kim Hock's Twitter account. -- PHOTO: KIMHOCK / TWITTER

The Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) will not be taking action against the City Harvest Church pastor who was warned last week that two of his posts on Twitter scandalised the judiciary.

"We are satisfied that there has been substantive compliance with the requirements of our warning letter, and will not be taking any further action against Mr Tan Kim Hock," said an AGC spokesman responding to queries from The Straits Times yesterday.

The AGC had, on June 3, ordered Mr Tan to remove two tweets from his account and publish an apology via the social media platform within seven days.

The AGC said then that the pastor's tweets could amount to contempt of court, and action might be taken against him.

 
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AGC SATISFIED

We are satisfied that there has been substantive compliance with the requirements of our warning letter, and will not be taking any further action against Mr Tan Kim Hock.

- An AGC spokesman

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