Roy Ngerng Found Guilty Of Defamation
If you have been keeping up with news related to Roy Ngerng, this shouldn’t come as a surprise—the blogger has been found guilty of defamation.
To recap, Ngerng wrote a blog post titled, “Where Your CPF Money Is Going: Learning From The City Harvest Trial.” In it, Ngerng accused the government of misappropriating the pension funds of Singaporeans.
Prime Minister Lee’s lawyers sent Ngerng a letter, demanding that the blogger remove the post and offer damages. Ngerng complied and offered $5,000 in damages, but PM Lee deemed it “derisory.”
Here are some of the initial reactions to the saga, with people stating that he has already lost credibility, even before the verdict:
Others gave a more detailed analysis.