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Security issues the focus for Parliament on Monday

Published on Apr 11, 2014 3:44 PM

Security issues will be in the spotlight at Monday's Parliament sitting, expected to be the last session before a half-time break.

Questions have been filed by seven MPs on the breach at Woodlands Checkpoint last month and on airport security, in light of reports that two passengers on board missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 had used stolen passports.

Mr Zaqy Mohamad (Choa Chu Kang GRC) will ask about security measures that failed to prevent a second Woodlands Checkpoint breach in three months. Mr Hri Kumar Nair (Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC) wants updates on a review that followed the unauthorised entry.

In March, a 64-year-old Singapore permanent resident drove his car over a security barrier at the checkpoint. Two months earlier, a Malaysian teacher tailgated another car, avoiding the detection of officers to cross the border.

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