Raeesah Khan's resignation will stem damage to WP's reputation caused by lying episode, say observers

Ms Raeesah Khan had admitted on Nov 1 to lying in Parliament about the details of a sexual assault case that she alleged the police had mishandled. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - The Workers' Party (WP) had come under criticism after its MP Raeesah Khan admitted to lying in Parliament, but her resignation on Tuesday is expected to stave off further dents to the party's standing, political observers said on Wednesday (Dec 1).

They added that the party is not yet in the clear, as there is still an ongoing parliamentary investigation into the erstwhile Sengkang GRC MP's conduct.

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