Another man charged with breaching COVID-19 stay-home notice! This time it wasn't to eat bak kut teh!

Another man charged with breaching COVID-19 stay-home notice! This time it wasn't to eat bak kut teh!

Channel NewsAsia - SG·20.9k views·2020-04-07 11:50

File photo of the State Courts in Singapore (Photo: Jeremy Long)

SINGAPORE: A man was charged on Tuesday (Apr 7) under recently enacted regulations for breaching his stay-home notice, in the first charging of its kind.

According to the charge sheet, Palanivelu Ramasamy, 48, was given a stay-home notice on Mar 21 this year by an Immigration and Checkpoints Authority officer.

However, Palanivelu allegedly left his Block 105 Towner Road flat on Mar 30 without reasonable excuse. He is accused of using public transport to travel to and from Goldhill Plaza to deliver newspapers.

He is set to plead guilty later this month.

For breaching a stay-home order under the Infectious Diseases (COVID-19 - Stay Orders) Regulations 2020, he could be jailed for up to six months, fined a maximum S$10,000, or both.

On Tuesday afternoon, a man accused of breaching his stay-home notice for bak kut teh soup is set to be charged.

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Willie Tay7292 13/04/2020

It's well known around the world as a fine country for many years 😊

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See Jeng Lim 13/04/2020

make sg a fine place to live in!

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mengii 11/04/2020

He did go against the SHN. But at least not to eat but to work. Hope the authority be not too hard on him.

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Cool man 10/04/2020

This kind of selfish idiot should lock him up long long until the covid19 is over. He pose great threat of spreading. A menace to the community.

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Usereosp 08/04/2020

remember if you are serving SHN.. do not go and eat bak kut teh, two guys kana caught all eating bak kut teh

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