Four Singaporeans prosecuted under Security Act

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Singapore, Aug 19 (IANS) Four Singaporeans have been prosecuted under the Internal Security Act for their involvement in terrorist activities, the Home Affairs Ministry said on Friday.

Rosli bin Hamzah, 50, Mohamed Omar bin Mahadi, 33, Dian Faezah binte Ismail, 34, and Mohamad Reiney bin Noor Mohammad, 26, were self-redicalised, Xinhua news agency reported citing the ministry.

While Hamzah and Mahadi were ordered jailed for two years, the other two — Ismail and Mohammad — were placed under Restriction Orders (RO), the ministry said.

Hamzah and Mahadi were preparing to travel to Syria to fight for Islamic State militant group (IS), said the ministry. Ismail, Mahadi’s wife and also an IS supporter, was also planning to travel to Syria.

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Mohammad was also prosecuted for adopting more fundamentalist religious practices in 2013.



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