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ICA WARNS OF YET ANOTHER SCAM, THIS TIME CALLS IMPERSONATING ICA OFFICERS

The ICA have warned the public on yet another scam where concerning them. This time around, scam callers have been impersonating ICA officers, and are trying to obtain people's passport numbers. The ICA also warned that members of the public have been receiving calls from +6562148427.

ICA advised members of the public to ignore such calls. Those who receive such calls should not provide any personal information or carry out any financial transactions as instructed by the callers.

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HEARTLAND BROTHELS THRIVING AFTER GEYLANG ILLEGAL VICE CLAMPDOWN

Ms Vanessa Ho, director of sex workers' rights group Project X, believes increased police raids on unlicensed brothels in Geylang could have resulted in businesses moving to public housing. "We know a handful of sex workers who work out of HDB flats, and I estimate that there must be hundreds of such brothels," she said.

Enforcement action since January shows at least 82 women have been arrested for suspected involvement in vice activities within residential areas and units.

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BOY MOLESTED TWICE IN TWO DAYS BY SAME MAN IN SAME LIFT

The court was told that at about 8.50pm that day, the victim was cycling home after buying some groceries when he noticed Hashim standing near the rubbish chute area at the HDB block. Just as the victim wheeled his bicycle into the lift, Hashim followed him in and proceeded to strike up a conversation with the victim. As the lift was ascending, Hashim stretched out his hand and molested the victim. The victim reacted by immediately covering his groin area with his hand and Hashim retracted his hand.

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POLICE ARRESTED MAN SUSPECTED OF DRINK DRIVING AND CRASHING AT BRADDELL ROAD

A man was arrested for suspected drink driving after crashing his car into a tree along Braddell Road on Sep 27 at around 11.25pm. In a video of what happened that was widely circulated online, the car can first be seen travelling on the first lane of the three-lane road.

The driver then mounted the kerb and crashed into a tree at a relatively high speed. The car's bonnet was severely damaged and debris was strewn across the road. The accident actually also involved another car as well as a taxi.

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BUS DRIVER WHO VERBALLY ABUSED POLICEMAN RESIGNED, CURRENTLY UNDER INVESTIGATION

The bus driver who shouted at a police officer Sep 27 at Jurong, has resigned and is currently under police investigation. It was reported that during the exchange, the driver used obscene language and made hand gestures as the officer was patiently trying to calm him down.

Police investigations are ongoing, with the driver initially investigated for a dispute with an LTA officer over how he had stopped his bus on a double yellow line.

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