The Straits Times
Published on Dec 06, 2012

Two China workers protesting from 2 tower cranes escorted down


Two construction workers from China, who were protesting from atop two tower cranes have been escorted down and led away by the police.

The two men had on Thursday morning, perched themselves on top of the ten-storey high cranes in protest over owed wages.

The Straits Times understands that both men were slated to return home to China soon but were still owed one month's pay.

Manpower Ministry officers, along with members of the Singapore Civil Defence Force's elite Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (Dart) have been at the site along Jalan Buroh since morning.