SINGAPORE: Police have arrested a 23—year—old man for allegedly transmitting an online threat against Reform Party (RP) secretary general Kenneth Jeyaretnam.
In a statement, police said Mr Jeyaretnam lodged the police report on Friday, 18 January 2013.
Police have classified the case as Criminal Intimidation (under Section 506 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224) and investigations are ongoing.
The candidate for the Punggol East by—election had spoken to the media about the anonymous online threats against him and his family.
It is believed the nature of the threats were against him contesting in the by—election.
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