The menace was discovered within the feedback part of internet portal Channel Information Asia’s Fb web page on a put up relating to the assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Police mentioned they acquired a report at 3.10 pm on Friday, relating to a menace of inciting violence in opposition to Prime Minister Lee, the Straits Occasions newspaper reported.
After investigations, police had been capable of set up the identification of the Fb consumer and was arrested, police mentioned. A laptop computer, a pill and 4 cell phones had been seized.
Police investigations are ongoing, in accordance with a Channel Information Asia report.
Anybody convicted of the offence of creating or speaking any digital file containing any incitement to violence faces as much as 5 years’ jail, a wonderful, or each, the report mentioned.
Prime Minister Lee on Friday slammed Abe’s assassination as a “mindless act of violence.”
“Mr. Abe is an effective good friend of Singapore. I had simply hosted him for lunch in Could, on my go to to Tokyo. My ideas and prayers are with Mr. Abe and his household,” Lee mentioned on Fb.
Abe, 67, was assassinated on Friday on a avenue in western Japan by a gunman who opened hearth on him from behind as he delivered a marketing campaign speech.
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