10/20/22, 3:25 PM Police investigating 9 men over alleged illegal public assembly outside industrial building in Ang Mo Kio SINGAPORE — Nine men are assisting in investigations for allegedly protesting outside a light industrial building in Ang Mo Kio on Tuesday (Oct 18) afternoon, the police said. The men, aged between 28 and 54, allegedly blocked the entrance and exit of the NCS Hub Building at Ang Mo Kio Street 62, while holding up signs demanding their salaries, the police said in response to queries. ADVERTISEMENT The police did not state whether the men were foreign workers. Photos posted on social media showed workers holding up signs printed in English and Mandarin that said “Shanghai Chong Kee”, a construction firm in Singapore, and “pay back the debt”. They stood on the road in front of a stationary lorry with the contact number and address of another construction firm, Zhengda Corporation, printed on it. The police said they received a call for assistance at 1.50pm. “Upon the police’s arrival, officers engaged the men to stop their activities and they complied,” the police said. READ ALSO Police warn against illegal public assemblies after online posts ADVERTISEMENT show gatherings in S’pore to support India farmers https://www.todayonline.com/singapore/9-men-alleged-illegal-public-assembly-ang-mo-kio-2022771 2/9

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