Recent spate of fights with weapons raises worries about spectre of gangsterism in Singapore

Two men wielding weapons at the Boon Lay slashing on April 6, police officers at the Orchard Towers scene on July 2, 2019. PHOTOS: SCREENGRAB FROM JAMES/ROADS.SG/FACEBOOK, ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - Delivery rider Muhamad Marofkhan Mahmood froze in fear when he saw two armed men after a slashing incident in Boon Lay Drive last Wednesday afternoon (April 6).

The 52-year-old was too shocked to intervene. All he could do was call the police.

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