NTU Assault Case Did Not Happen, Says Singapore Police Force

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) has quelled rumours about a supposed ‘assault case‘ at Nanyang Technological University (NTU).

SPF told The Straits Times that the 19-year-old student who made the report had provided false information and that the alleged assault did not occur.

The police also urged members of the public to “refrain from commenting or speculating on the case so as to avoid causing unnecessary alarm.”

An official statement will be released later today.

Multiple police cars seen in NTU

In the wee hours of this morning (15 Dec), multiple police cars and officers were seen outside NTU’s School of Art, Design and Media (ADM).

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This raised the alarm and the NTU Student Union (NTUSU) put out an Instastory warning students on campus to stay indoors.

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Then, this morning, NTU released a statement on their Twitter addressing the rumours, assuring students and staff that there is no cause for concern with regards to the safety of students.

Avoid speculation for now

Before the police had come out with a statement, there were plenty of unfounded rumours spreading on social media.

Now that the SPF has confirmed that there was no such assault and that someone had provided false information, we’ll be expecting that the official statement will help shed light on the events that unfolded last night.

We hope they get to the bottom of the situation soon, for the safety and well-being of NTU students and residents alike.

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