Do You Know What Happened To The Teen Who Shouted “We’re Going To Bomb The Whole Station” Inside MRT


In a recent update on the case the teen pleaded guilty to the offence of harassment in MRT incident and he also pleaded guilty to the offence of theft and rioting on Thursday (March 24).

Incase you haven’t seen the video here’s what he did in MRT which landed him in deep trouble.

The 17-year-old Singaporean cannot be named as those below 18 are covered under the Children and Young Persons Act. He was heading to Serangoon from Hougang – with friends at around 8pm on Dec 26, 2019 shouted “Guys, inside my bag (is) the… bomb… So, we’re going to bomb the whole station, and everybody inside the train (is) going to die.”

After that, he placed the bag under a seat in the train and shouted: “Allahu Akbar.” Which means “God is great”. All his actions were recorded and uploaded onto social media platform Instagram and it went viral. The other passengers inside the train heard him but court documents did not disclose how they reacted, as reported by ST.

The police received a report about the incident the next day.

In a separate incident, one of his friends hatched a plan to steal a gold chain from a Hougang pawnshop and the offender agreed to take part in the crime.

On Jan 16, 2020, he went to the pawnshop and asked to see its biggest gold chain. He was handed an item that was priced at $7,455 before he ran off with it and went to a nearby pavilion. He left the gold chain there before the friend, who was in the vicinity, picked it up about 15 minutes later. The next day, the chain was sold at another pawnshop for about $6,500. The friend later handed the teenager $150 , ST reported.

In another incident, the teenager and several other people ganged up to assault their victim in Hougang in the wee hours of May 2 last year. After the attack, the victim went to Tan Tock Seng Hospital where he was found with injuries including facial wounds.

On Thursday, the court called for a report to assess the offender’s suitability for probation. The teen is expected to be sentenced on May 23.

For harassment, an offender can be fined up to $5,000. For rioting, an offender can be jailed up to seven years and caned. Offenders convicted of theft can be jailed up to seven years and fined.

Also, it was not disclosed if the friend linked to the theft case and the other members of the group involved in the brawl were dealt with in court.

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