Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Zhou Wei (24)

General Information -

SINGAPORE - The person who is suspected of having posted a fake announcement on the supposed death of former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew on Wednesday is a male Singaporean student, below 16 years of age. He is now assisting the police with investigations, said a statement from the Singapore Police Force on Friday. On March 18 at about 10.10pm, the police were alerted to multiple messages that were being circulated regarding a screenshot photograph of a statement purportedly from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) website, said the statement.

I feel that the male Singaporean student should not post a fake announcement of the death of Mr Lee Kuan Yew, even if he meant for it to be a joke. The death of anyone is a very serious matter and it should not be faked, especially the death of an important public figure such as Mr Lee. He have violated a few laws as he have just imposed as a Singapore official and giving out false details of Mr Lee's death, misused of computer and cybersecurity act. Mr Lee have contributed much to Singapore and his death should not be used as a prank or joke or even a bet or guess for other people. Instead, they should appreciate him and respect him and his death and think that it is just a thing to kid around or deceive others. The male student is being disrespectful to Mr Lee. The boy should also not deceive and lie to others as the death of Mr Lee is of great concern to us. I feel that people should also check whether the information they see online is true or not and not blindly believe and follow what was uploaded. People should first check and examine it then determine whether it is true or not. 

1 comment:

  1. I agree with Zhou Wei's point. What the student did was utterly disrespectful to Mr Lee Kuan Yew. We should not joke around at all with other people, saying that they have died, especially Mr Lee Kuan Yew, who is such an important figure in Singapore, our founding father of Singapore. He should be treated with utmost respect. As the person who posted the announcement is a student, he is well educated and should know better than to do these kind of disrespectful thing.