About The Investigation Of #ReturnMyCPF Protesters

So we learned that the#ReturnMyCPF protesters are now under investigation, and officers from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) personally delivered letters to these participants at around midnight on 10 October 2014. The charge? “Unlawful assembly.”

It turns out that Han Hui Hui’s permit for the event had been revoked, and the protestors were called in for questioning at the Cantonment Police Station.

Here’s a list of questions they asked:

  • Had they known that the permit for the event was revoked.
  • Were participants aware of the demarcations of Speakers’ Corner.
  • If they had known that special needs children would be at the YMCA event.
  • If they knew of the permit application process for the Speakers’ Corner.
  • What their relationships with Roy Ngerng and Han Hui Hui were.

Whoa, what a mouthful. Here are the 5 different types of reactions you will see on the internet on the #ReturnMyCPF Investigation.

1. The Deluded

cpfinvestigate1cpfinvestigate0It’s strange to call people for questioning in the middle of the night, but these people are jumping the gun.

2. Those Who Came Up With ‘Escape Plans’

cpfinvestigate8 It’s not that easy escaping the law. Nice try, though.

3. Those Who Praised Our Law Enforcement

cpfivestigate10Because Someone’s really missing the point here.

4. The Voices Of Reason


These people put some thought into their arguments, but didn’t address why these people were questioned in the wee hours of the morning.

5. People Who Are Too Free

It just goes on and on… TL;DR—the commenter said that the police and NParks director disallowed Han and Ngerng to protest at Hong Lim Park.

While we agree that there are legitimate concerns to the protest, it’s still freaky that the CID came to question the protesters in the wee hours of the morning. We’re left wondering why they did it—wouldn’t it be better to question them at another time? We would like to know what the outcome is, and what the purpose of this questioning was. In the meantime, we’re keeping out eyes peeled for more updates.

With reference to The Online Citizen
Screenshots via TOC on Facebook
Featured image via Facebook