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Man charged with organising illegal procession against new media rules

Published on Apr 30, 2014 11:58 AM
 
Jacob Lau Jian Rong, 23, is accused of organising the procession from City Hall MRT Station, to demonstrate support for a movement called the "Million Mask March Singapore'' which is against the new media regulations by the Media Development Authority when no permit had been granted. -- ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW

A man was charged in court on Wednesday with organising a public procession to commemorate Guy Fawkes Day last November without a permit.

Jacob Lau Jian Rong, 23, is accused of organising the procession from City Hall MRT Station, to demonstrate support for a movement called the "Million Mask March Singapore'' which is against the new media regulations by the Media Development Authority when no permit had been granted.

The alleged offence occurred at about 7pm on Nov 5 last year.

Lau's lawyer Amerjeet Singh said he had just been briefed, and applied for an adjournment to take instructions.

 
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