PM Lee rejects Roy Ngerng's appeal to not pay for damages and legal costs
Published on May 23, 2014 9:10 PM
SINGAPORE - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will not be dropping his demand for damages and legal costs from blogger Roy Ngerng, his lawyer Senior Counsel Davinder Singh said in a letter on Friday.
Mr Ngerng now has until 5pm next Monday to send in a written offer. If he fails to do so, legal proceedings will be started against him.
Earlier in the day, Mr Ngerng had apologised to Mr Lee for a May 15 post on his blog The Heart Truths alleging Central Provident Fund (CPF) savings had been misappropriated.
In a letter sent by his lawyer M. Ravi, he also appealed against Mr Lee's demand for damages.
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