ST News Night: Ex-lecturer 'deeply sorry' for racist outburst

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Former Ngee Ann Polytechnic lecturer Tan Boon Lee has issued a formal apology for his racist outburst against an interracial couple, which was caught on video last month. The 60-year-old said that his words were "bigoted, discriminatory and insensitive".

Meanwhile, a 30-year-old Singaporean has been arrested for his suspected involvement in an armed robbery in Bukit Batok Street 31.