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Updated: 01/31/2013 03:29 | By Channel NewsAsia

Two men arrested for making online threats

Two men arrested for making online threats


Two men arrested for making online threats

SINGAPORE: Two men were arrested separately on Monday for making online threats.

In the first case, the police arrested a 40—year—old Singaporean who had allegedly threatened Reform Party’s Secretary—General Kenneth Jeyaretnam during the Punggol East by—election.

Police said he was the second man to be arrested in relation to the case. Last week, a 23—year—old man was brought in by the police.

Separately, a 29—year—old man was arrested in connection with online threats made to ex—NMP Calvin Cheng.

Mr Cheng lodged a police report on January 26.

Both cases are classified as Criminal Intimidation under the Penal Code.

Investigations are ongoing.

—CNA/ac

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