Singapore Prison Service lifts the lid on gang renunciation ceremony that takes place behind prison walls

Former gang member Paul Ang took part in the Gang Renunciation Programme in Changi Prison in 2009. In front of about 100 inmates, he cut all ties to the secret society he once swore allegiance to as part of the programme.
Former gang member Paul Ang took part in the Gang Renunciation Programme in Changi Prison in 2009. In front of about 100 inmates, he cut all ties to the secret society he once swore allegiance to as part of the programme.ST PHOTO: ZAIHAN MOHAMED YUSOF

SINGAPORE - Behind the walls of Changi Prison, a ceremony takes place which is not often talked about because of what it can mean for its participants.

It involves gang members severing all ties to the secret societies they once belonged to.

Please or to continue reading the full article.

Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month

  • Latest headlines and exclusive stories
  • In-depth analyses and award-winning multimedia content
  • Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3 months*

*Terms and conditions apply.