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OPPOSITION CANDITATE CHARLES YEO OF REFORM PARTY ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED OFFENCES

The Singapore Police Force has arrested two people on Tuesday (12 Jan), one of the two of them being Charles Yeo, Chairman of the Reform Party.

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The identity of the second person arrested was not revealed by the Police.

Spent 15 hours in lockup, bail amount $35,000

In a Facebook live session held by Charles Yeo, he said that he was locked up for 15 hours in total before being released on bail at $35,000.

He had been initially arrested for allegedly committing criminal breach of trust as well as forgery, charges which he claimed were politically motivated.

Investigations ongoing

Police have said that investigations are currently ongoing against law firm Whitefield law Corporation, where Charles Yeo is working as a lawyer.

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This is after reports have been made against the firm by four different clients which accuse the firm of breach of trust and forgery.

Police also rejected claims by Charles Yeo that the arrest was politically motivated.

Claims that his phone was confiscated four times

Charles Yeo had also claimed that the Police had confiscated his phone four times for investigation purposes while he was locked up.

The Police then said that his phone was used for forensic examination as part of investigations.

The Police added that they have carried out investigations into the alleged offences with procedures according to the law, and will continue to do so.

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Image source: Charles Yeo/Facebook

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