Rapper Subhas Nair to be charged over comments on race and religion, breaching terms of conditional warning

Singapore rapper Subhas Nair to be charged after alleged incidents of attempting to promote feelings of ill-will between racial and religious groups

28/10/2021 4:42:00 PM

Singapore rapper Subhas Nair to be charged after alleged incidents of attempting to promote feelings of ill-will between racial and religious groups

SINGAPORE: Local rapper Subhas Nair will be charged next Monday (Nov 1) with four counts of attempting to promote feelings of ill-will between different groups on grounds of religion and race. In a media release, the Singapore Police Force (SPF) detailed four incidents involving the 29-

on Aug 14, 2019 under a section of the Penal Code dealing with the maintenance of racial harmony, said SPF."One of the terms of the warning stipulates that if he reoffends, he may be prosecuted for the offence for which he was warned, in addition to prosecution for the alleged fresh offences," said the police.

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After breaching the conditions of the warning by allegedly committing the three offences following the warning, he will now be charged for the incident on Jul 29, 2019.The rap video in question, which Subhas fronted, was a response to a controversial advertisement by NETS promoting E-Pay.

The advertisement sparked a backlash online because Chinese actor Dennis Chew was dressed up as four characters, including a Malay woman and an Indian man. To portray these characters, Chew’s skin was made up to look darker.If convicted of attempting to promote feelings of ill-will between different groups on grounds of religion or race, Mr Nair faces a jail term of up to three years, a fine, or both. headtopics.com

"Allegations that the law or law enforcement agencies accord differential treatment based on religion or race are baseless and have the potential to damage religious and racial harmony in Singapore and erode public trust in our law enforcement agencies," said the police, adding that action will be taken against those who make such baseless allegations.

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This is f-ed up. Hang in there Subhas. ✊🏾 If he rapped about the different races and religious affiliations coming together buying cryptocurrencies, will he be charged for investment malfeasance? He's just spitting facts. 'Chinese privileged doesn't exist' is a lie. Should charged and arrest the pm instead. The fact that this guy is charged just prove chinese privileges exist. While the chinese making hateful comments video got away scot free. Gg racist country.

What is this Chinese christian video? Did they get charged? Well done 😄 Wow there really isn't any freedom of expression or speech. Got other rappers that rap about guns, drugs, hooker, killing. But rap about a controversial video and he gets charged. What happen to the company that made that advertisement? Where's the equality?

Pound on anyone who is trying to create racial conflict. We already had two racial riots,never allow another one to take root. when is 's next article on intolerance in India & lack of FOS?

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