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Police manhunt on for suspected attackers who slashed man in Serangoon Road

SINGAPORE – Police are looking for a group of suspects who slashed a man in Serangoon Road on Wednesday (July 25) afternoon, leaving him with serious injuries. The Straits Times understands that a group of four men had carried out the attack with a kitchen knife and a samurai sword at the bus stop in front of Broadway Hotel. The group then fled in a rental car, leaving the victim – believed to be a Singaporean – lying on the leftmost lane of the four-lane Serangoon Road. The man was taken…

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‘Zero tolerance’ for abuse against officers, amid rise in attacks: Shanmugam

File photo of policemen in Singapore. (Photo: AFP / ROSLAN RAHMAN) SINGAPORE: There is “zero tolerance” for abuse against Home Team officers, Minister for Home Affairs K Shanmugam said on Wednesday (Sep 27), highlighting an increase in such cases. Speaking at an awards ceremony at the Home Team Academy, Mr Shanmugam – who is also the Minister for Law – said that the problem had got worse in recent years, with a 65 per cent increase in physical and verbal attacks against officers from 2014 to 2016. Last year there were…

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