Temples seek court redress over use of shared premises

The Tuan Kong Beo (Teochew) Temple (at left) wants a court order to force the Tian Kong Buddhist Temple to comply with a 2011 agreement by not obstructing its use of the premises.
The Tuan Kong Beo (Teochew) Temple (at left) wants a court order to force the Tian Kong Buddhist Temple to comply with a 2011 agreement by not obstructing its use of the premises.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

Differences between two temple groups that were resettled from Pulau Tekong and which shared a temple for over 30 years have sparked a lawsuit over a 2011 agreement.

The Tuan Kong Beo (Teochew) Temple (Tuan Kong) wants a court order to force the Tian Kong Buddhist Temple (TKBT) to comply with the pact by not obstructing its use of the premises.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 01, 2018, with the headline 'Temples seek court redress over use of shared premises'. Print Edition | Subscribe