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HOW DID INDON NAVY DETAIN S’PORE BOAT IN S’PORE WATERS? WAS SG NAVY SLEEPING?

Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that the boat Seven Seas Conqueress was detained by Indonesian navy while it was within the territorial waters of Singapore. As a result, there was absolutely no basis for the crew's detention in Indonesian prison. Isn't this alarming that a Singapore boat within our own legal waters can be detained by the military of another country without repurcussions and the Singapore Navy is no where to be seen. If the Indonesian Navy ship did infringe into Singapore waters to enact the arrest of the Singaporean boat, where was the Singapore Navy whose job was to protect our waters and ships? Are they sleeping on the job?

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