Four men arrested at the sea off Punggol Timor for unlawful entry into Singapore

SINGAPORE - Four men, age between 16 and 23, were arrested for unlawful entry into Singapore on Friday (Aug 5).

At about 10.30 am, the Police Coast Guard received information that the men, believed to be illegal immigrants, were onboard a barge towed by a foreign tugboat. By 11.20am, officers had located and intercepted the barge and tugboat at the sea off Punggol Timor.

The four were found without any valid travel documents and arrested.