Ah Seng DEFEATED by Ah Long (Loan Sharks) turned to Criminalizing Desperate Peasants
The Ah Longs have more brains than $$$$ Million $$$$$ Ministers of famiLEE LEEgime.
The run their Call Centers and Business Offices outside Singapore, e.g. in China, and they are safe from famiLEE LEEgime matas. They also use their debtors to work as runners. With that, the Ah Longs simply OUT-WIT Ah Seng because Ah Seng's mata can not find nor arrest Ah Longs not to mention Mas Selamat Ke-Lari. :-)
Instead of arresting Ah Longs, now Ah Seng is resorting to arrest those debtors on Ah Long's behalf. :-Z
What a 1st world Home Team! Mata & Ah Long now in same team?
One Slightly Constructive Suggestion for Ah Seng: Send your detectives under-cover posing as Desperate Singaporean Peasants to borrow $$$$$ from Ah Longs. Arrest them after loans are made. Moron Ah Seng?
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Borrowing from loansharks may become an offence
Channel NewsAsia - Friday, April 17
SINGAPORE: Singaporeans who borrow from loansharks have been put on notice and the Home Affairs Ministry (MHA) is considering making such acts an offence in the country.
Speaking at the annual Police Workplan seminar on Thursday, Deputy Prime Minister and Home Affairs Minister Wong Kan Seng said unlicensed moneylending harassment cases have almost doubled from 2,066 to 3,993.
To counter this rise, the police have installed more CCTVs at harassment—prone sites like lift landings in housing estates.
"From the arrests made, we know that many borrowers eventually join the loanshark criminal organisation as runners to carry out harassment and vandalism. We, therefore, need to stem the problem decisively," said Mr Wong.
Community leaders welcomed the move as neighbours of those who borrow from loansharks end up being harassed as well.
Teo Ho Pin, GPC chair for law and home affairs & MP for Bukit Panjang, said: "The town councils have also been doing a lot of goodwill painting and repair work to all the common property damaged by the loansharks and their assistants. So we need to come out with a holistic approach to resolve this problem."
One such approach is for the police to tap on new technologies to reach out to the community.
After its success with YouTube, the police force is now on Facebook. Since January this year, it has garnered some 3,600 fans on the social networking website.
On top of that, another 200 frontline posts will be created at the neighbourhood police centres to help ease the workload of police officers, who will also be acquiring new skills to deal with different terrorist scenarios.
A new programme has been launched to train the Police Tactical Team troops in close quarter combat skills and ballistic shield skills to neutralise a rampaging gunman.