Home Briefs: Police arrest five men for alleged rioting

Police arrest five men for alleged rioting

Five men aged between 17 and 41, who are suspects in a rioting case, have been arrested. The riot took place in Beo Crescent, near Tiong Bahru, on Sunday night.

A 26-year-old woman made a police report saying her 30-year-old husband was assaulted by a group of men at around 11.10pm.

Officers from Tanglin Division arrested four of the men in Beo Crescent within two hours of the report. The fifth suspect was arrested in Bukit Batok the next day. Investigations are ongoing.


2 suspects in Woodlands robbery arrested

Two men - aged 53 and 58 - were arrested by the police for their suspected involvement in a robbery in Woodlands Centre Road on July 30.

At 8.30pm, the victim, aged 23, was at a bus stop in Woodlands when the men allegedly robbed him of his valuables, including his mobile phone, and fled.

The 53-year-old suspect is expected to be charged in court today.

His accomplice is still under investigation.


President heads to Brazil to support Team S'pore

President Tony Tan Keng Yam will be visiting Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic Games from today until next Monday to support Team Singapore.

He will also meet Brazil's Singaporean community at a National Day Reception.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 11, 2016, with the headline 'Home Briefs'. Print Edition | Subscribe