Three teenagers admit taking part in 2018 riot at Singapore Boys' Home

Police in anti-riot gear arriving at the Singapore Boys’ Home on Sept 28, 2018, following a riot by some of the residents.
Police in anti-riot gear arriving at the Singapore Boys’ Home on Sept 28, 2018, following a riot by some of the residents.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Three 17-year-old youths have admitted in court that they took part in a riot at the Singapore Boys' Home last September, an act of violence that caused damages exceeding $10,000.

A district court heard on Wednesday (Aug 21) that three men working at the home were also assaulted and one of them, a 44-year-old auxiliary police officer, was injured in one eye that most likely will be permanently damaged.

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