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15 April 2018

Malaysian Man Arrested for Abetting the Offence of Attempting to Leave Singapore Unlawfully

The Police have arrested a 42 year-old Malaysian man, Tan Kim Ho, for his suspected involvement in connection with abetting a Singaporean man’s attempt to leave Singapore unlawfully at the sea off Pulau Ubin, Singapore Territorial Waters, on 21 February 2018. The Singaporean man had been arrested and charged in Court on 22 February 2018.

With the assistance of the Royal Malaysia Police, Tan was arrested in Malaysia pursuant to a warrant of arrest issued by the Singapore State Courts, and was handed over to SPF’s custody on 14 April 2018. He will be charged in court on 16 April 2018.

Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police (SAC) Hsu Sin Yun, Commander of the Police Coast Guard, said, “Once again, I would like to thank the Royal Malaysia Police (RMP) for their swift efforts in locating and arresting the suspect. This arrest highlights the close collaboration and strong relationship between the SPF and RMP. The SPF will spare no efforts to hunt down criminals who commit crimes in Singapore. We will continue to work with our foreign law enforcement partners to bring these criminals to justice.”

PUBLIC AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
15 April 2018 @ 2:50PM

Last Updated on 17 August 2018