The Police will be charging a 30-year-old man in court for allegedly forging a doctor’s memorandum on his vaccination status.
On 1 September 2021, the man had allegedly produced a digital copy of a forged doctor’s memorandum on his vaccination status, in order to dine in at a F&B establishment located along Orchard Road. The staff of the establishment made a check on the memorandum and suspected that it could have been be forged. The staff then requested for the man to leave and he complied. They subsequently reported the matter to the Police.
Through follow-up investigations, officers from Tanglin Police Division established the identity of the man and he was arrested on 14 September 2021.
The man will be charged in court on 15 September 2021 with forgery, under Section 465 of the Penal Code. The offence carries an imprisonment term of up to four years, a fine, or both.
The Police will not hesitate to take action against anyone who does not comply with the COVID-19 Safe Management Measures or blatantly disregards our laws. Let us all do our part to curb the spread of COVID-19.
SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
14 September 2021 @ 10:00 PM