GOH MENG SENG: WHO WILL BE RESPONSIBLE IF SUICIDAL AMOS YEE DIED IN PRISON?

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Although I don't quite like what Amos has done and I find him extremely rude and spoilt as teenage, but I do not think it is right for the state to practice torture to a teenager by sending him to adult prison and pushing him to the brink of insanity with suicidal tendency. I believe if the state continues its current doing onto Amos, I won't be surprised that he would end up committing suicide and died either in prison or captivity. Who will be responsible for such ending if it happens?

What Amos needs is proper counselling and a good mentor; not some over reaction from an insensitive, or rather, "over sensitive thin skin" state machinery; least some crude and irresponsible over-punishment by the state.

The state should not be so childish in playing the game of "tit for tat" of kiddos. The state is required to act appropriately to administer and uphold Rule of Law.

Goh Meng Seng

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