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The Online Citizen under probe for criminal defamation over article

Nov 21, 2018 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

The police are investigating socio-political website The Online Citizen (TOC) and one of its authors for the offence of criminal defamation over its recent article involving comments made by MP Seah Kian Peng.

In response to queries from The Straits Times, a police spokesman said yesterday that a report has been lodged against TOC and the author of the article, "The take away from Seah Kian Ping's Facebook post".

This article, whose headline had misspelt Mr Seah's name, was publish...