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'. Subscribe