A pest control company caught 91 rats and detected 211 rat burrows from May to June after they were hired by Ang Mo Kio GRC Town Council. Ang Mo Kio Town Council acted after multiples complains of rat sightings by residents who have been complaining for the past half a year.
Mostof the rats were found near the central rubbish collection sites and near HDB blocks. This however is nothing new in AMK GRC has there were past instances of rat infestations in Ang Mo Kio too.
Back in December 2012, NEA found numerous rats in the premises of food Dian Xiao Er Restaurant and MOF Restaurant, noth located within Ang Mo Kio Hub.
Earlier this year in January 2015, a resident complained to the NEA after spotting four huge rats running around inTeck Ghee Court Market & Food Centre. According to a worker at the hawker center, the rodent problem is not new and stall holders are taking their own precautions to guard against these unwanted pests.