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04 Aug

PLEASE THINK TWICE. its a plea. whoever’s intending to join, pls, choose NOT do it. you have a choice.

the following is excerpts from the Singapore Penal Code, Chapters 224 and 311.

Wantonly giving provocation, with intent to cause riot . If rioting is committed. If not committed.
153. Whoever malignantly or wantonly, by doing anything which is illegal, gives provocation to any person, intending or knowing it to be likely that such provocation will cause the offence of rioting to be committed, shall, if the offence of rioting is committed in consequence of such provocation, be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both; and if the offence of rioting is not committed, with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 6 months, or with fine, or with both.

 

Being hired to take part in an unlawful assembly or riot . Or to go armed.
158. Whoever is engaged or hired, or offers or attempts to be hired or engaged, to do or assist in doing any of the acts specified in section 141, shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 6 months, or with fine, or with both; and whoever, being so engaged or hired as aforesaid, goes armed, or engages or offers to go armed, with any deadly weapon, or with anything which used as a weapon of offence is likely to cause death, shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 2 years, or with fine, or with both.

 

Punishment for committing affray.

159. When two or more persons, by fighting, in a public place, disturb the public peace, they are said to “commit an affray”.
160. Whoever commits an affray shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine which may extend to $1,000, or with both.
 Persons allowing unlawful assembly in their premises.
15. —(1) Any person who knowingly allows a meeting of an unlawful society, or of members of an unlawful society to be held in any house, building or place belonging to or occupied by him, or over which he has control, shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $5,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years or to both. 

What persons may be charged jointly.
176. When more persons than one are accused of the same offence or of different offences committed in the same transaction, or of more than one offence falling within section 169 or when one person is accused of committing any offence and another of abetment of or attempt to commit that offence or when one person is accused of the offence of theft or extortion or criminal misappropriation or cheating, or criminal breach of trust, and another of receiving or retaining or assisting in the disposal or concealment of the subject-matter of that offence they may be charged and tried together or separately as the court thinks fit and the provisions contained in the former part of this Chapter shall apply to all the charges.

 

Harbouring robbers or gang -robbers, etc.
216A. Whoever, knowing or having reason to believe that any persons are about to commit or have recently committed robbery or gang -robbery, harbours them or any of them with the intention of facilitating the commission of such robbery or gang -robbery or of screening them or any of them from punishment, shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 7 years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Explanation.

For the purpose of this section it is immaterial whether the robbery or gang -robbery is intended to be committed or has been committed within or without Singapore.

 

Gang -robbery with murder.

396. If any one of 5 or more persons who are conjointly committing gang -robbery, commits murder in so committing gang -robbery, every one of those persons shall be punished with death or imprisonment for life, and if he is not sentenced to death, shall also be punished with caning with not less than 12 strokes.

 

Punishment for belonging to gang -robbers.

400. Whoever shall belong to a gang of persons associated for the purpose of habitually committing gang -robbery, shall be punished with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 10 years, and shall also be punished with caning with not less than 6 strokes.

 

Punishment for belonging to wandering gang of thieves.

401. Whoever shall belong to any wandering or other gang of persons associated for the purpose of habitually committing theft or robbery, and not being gang -robbers, shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 7 years, and shall also be punished with caning with not less than 4 strokes.

 

Assembling for purpose of committing gang -robbery.
402. Whoever shall be one of 5 or more persons assembled for the purpose of committing gang -robbery, shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 7 years, and shall also be punished with caning with not less than 4 strokes.

 

Dishonestly receiving property stolen in the commission of a gang -robbery.
412. Whoever dishonestly receives or retains any stolen property, the possession whereof he knows or has reason to believe to have been transferred by the commission of gang -robbery, or dishonestly receives from a person, whom he knows or has reason to believe to belong or to have belonged to gang -robbers, property which he knows or has reason to believe to have been stolen, shall be punished with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 10 years, and shall also be liable to fine.

 

Concealing a design to commit an offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life. If the offence is committed. If the offence is not committed.
118. Whoever, intending to facilitate, or knowing it to be likely that he will thereby facilitate, the commission of an offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life, voluntarily conceals, by any act or illegal omission, the existence of a design to commit such offence, or makes any representation which he knows to be false respecting such design, shall, if that offence is committed, be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 7 years, or, if the offence is not committed, with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 3 years: and, in either case, shall also be liable to fine.

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Posted by on August 4, 2007 in i-Sad, i-Twinge

 

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