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Shanmugam asks police to investigate attack on madrasah students

The police are investigating a case of three students of a madrasah being attacked.

The attack is understood to have taken place in a public place yesterday.

The motives for the attack are not clear, Law and Home Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam said in a Facebook post.

 

 

I have been told of three Madrasah students being physically attacked today in a public place. At this point, the...

Posted by K Shanmugam Sc on Friday, 1 April 2016

 

He had asked the police to investigate the matter, he said in the post late last night.

"We will get to the bottom of it and ensure that justice is done," Mr Shanmugam wrote.

Two days ago, during a dialogue with 60 students from the six madrasahs here, Mr Shanmugam warned against letting Islamophobia develop in Singapore.

The Madrasah Al-Ma'arif Al-Islamiah said in an earlier Facebook post that the affected students had been counselled and parents had been contacted.

 

 

Salam to all.As much as we know about the mishap which occured today, we would like to thank all who have called our...

Posted by Madrasah Al-Ma'arif Al-Islamiah on Friday, 1 April 2016

 

"We seek your support... so that this case can be resolved quickly and dealt with justly, to ensure our students' safety," it said.

 

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