A man has pleaded guilty in court to to a reduced charge of making a threatening, abusive or insulting communication under the Protection from Harassment Act. He will be fined $3,500.
In June this year, Bryan Lim Sian Yang, 36, comment on an article posted on the page “We are against Pinkdot in Singapore”. He had asked asked for “permission to open fire” against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. (http://www.allsingaporestuff.com/article/man-threatens-open-fire-lgbt-supporters-anti-pink-dot-fb-page)
He said, “I am a Singaporean citizen. I am a NSman. I am a father. And I swore to protect my nation. Give me the permission to open fire. I would like to see these £@€$^*s die for their causes.”
At least 3 police reports were lodged against Lim. As part of the investigations process, Lim’s desktop computer, laptop and mobile phone were seized by police.