High Court nod for AGC's court contempt move against civil activist

Mr Jolovan Wham is set to face a court contempt order for allegedly scandalising the Singapore judiciary.
Mr Jolovan Wham is set to face a court contempt order for allegedly scandalising the Singapore judiciary.

The High Court has approved the Attorney-General's move to press ahead with a court contempt order against civil activist Jolovan Wham for allegedly scandalising the Singapore judiciary.

The Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) took issue with material spotted on Mr Wham's Facebook page last month that consisted of a link to an online article and his alleged offensive remarks.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 11, 2018, with the headline 'High Court nod for AGC's court contempt move against civil activist'. Subscribe