Police dispel 'national security lockdown' rumour
The Singapore Police Force (SPF) has shot down a rumour circulating over mobile messaging that the island would be entering a security lockdown.
In a Facebook post dated Wednesday (Nov 18), the SPF urged Singaporeans to stop spreading the "completely false and totally irresponsible" message which had been making the rounds over messaging service WhatsApp.
It also advised Singaporeans to stay vigilant and report any suspicious activity and persons.
The message in question, which is believed to have appeared following a wave of attacks in Paris last Friday (Nov 13) which left more than 120 dead, reads: