On 1st February 2018, Hougang Neighbourhood Police Centre (NPC) said on Facebook that residents had been concerned about a possible fight involving a group of people in the vicinity of Hougang Avenue 9 on the evening of 31st January 2018.
When officers arrived, they found evidence of a “settlement talk”, which is often carried out between gang members.
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Police officers from Hougang NPC called themselves ‘big brother’ in the estate as seen in their Facebook post.
Policemen rounded up the eight suspects at a Housing Board void deck.
According to the police, five men and three women, aged between 17 and 25, were arrested for being part of an unlawful assembly at the void deck of Block 956, Hougang Street 91.
“We will never allow anyone to disrupt the peace and serenity within our neighbourhood and estate,” said the Hougang NPC, which has been known for being cheeky with its social media posts.
Police investigations are ongoing.