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Blogger says sorry; PM rejects plea against damages

Published on May 24, 2014 11:30 AM
 
Roy Ngerng admitted that his allegation was false and "completely without foundation". -- ST FILE PHOTO

Blogger Roy Ngerng yesterday apologised to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong for a blog post alleging Central Provident Fund (CPF) savings had been misappropriated, but appealed against Mr Lee's demand for damages.

The Prime Minister, however, is standing firm and Mr Ngerng, 33, has until 5pm on Monday to send in a written offer of damages and legal costs.

If Mr Ngerng fails to do so, legal proceedings will commence.

In a post on his blog The Heart Truths yesterday morning, Mr Ngerng said he admits and acknowledges that the allegation in his May 15 post is false and "completely without foundation".

 
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