Reported NTU Assault On Campus, At Least 4 Police Cars Deployed

On 14 Dec (Sat), police received a report of an assault at Nanyang Technological University (NTU).

Police cars were seen around the area outside the School of Art, Design and Media (ADM).

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On 15 Dec (Sun), NTU Student Union posted an Instagram story at around 1.30am, warning those at campus to stay safe.

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The message reminds everyone in NTU at present to remain indoors as police conduct investigations.

Other details unconfirmed, public advised not to speculate on causes

There are several rumours floating around social media and WhatsApp group chats.

We do not advise members of the public to spread these around and to wait for a verified source instead.

It has only been confirmed that an assault has taken place, and that uniformed personnel – whom some netizens have identified as gurkhas – have been deployed to the NTU campus.

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Those entering and leaving campus are also being questioned, according to an MS News reader who was present at the scene. Other students have been advised to call 999 if they see anything suspicious, according to several verified sources.

Do stay safe and travel in groups at night if necessary

While the nature of the alleged assault hasn’t been confirmed by the authorities, the presence of uniformed personnel could indicate a dangerous threat.

Cases of serious assaults may be rare in Singapore, but still remain a possibility.

MS News will update this post as more verified details emerge. We’ve also reached out to the authorities to confirm if the assault really did take place.

Meanwhile, we advise those on campus to remain indoors and to call either 999 or campus security at 67905200. Do share this warning with your loved ones, or anyone you know who frequents the area.

Featured image adapted from an MS News reader.





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