“Do You Know I Can Dig a Hole and Bury You?”: Former SMRT Bus Drivers Allege Police Brutality

‘Do you know I can dig a hole and bury you?’ These are the words a police officer allegedly said to Liu Xiang Ying, one of four former SMRT bus drivers facing charges for participating in an ‘illegal strike’. The officer continued by threatening Liu, saying, ‘I have ways to make you confess.’

The men were interviewed by Lianian Films and you can hear the men speak about their experiences here:

He Jun Ling

Liu Xiang Ying

To read the post on Lianian Films, click here.

Related Links:

‘What’s going on in our interrogation rooms?’, #spuddings, January 28, 2012.

‘Ex-SMRT bus drivers report abuse allegations in online video’, Channel NewsAsia, January 30, 2013.

‘Charged bus drivers allege “slapping, punching” by police‘, Yahoo! News, January 30, 2013.

‘Civil Society Statement on Alleged Police Brutality’, Workfair, January 30, 2013.

‘Former SMRT drivers allege police assault’, MyPaper/AsiaOne, January 31, 2013.

‘Police investigates ex-bus driver’s allegations of abuse by going after journalist’, #spuddings, February 7, 2013.

‘Singapore bus strike: Who are the police investigating here?’, Asian Correspondent, February 7, 2013.

‘S’pore film-maker called in to help with police investigation’, Yahoo!News, February 7, 2013.

‘In Which Lim Makes Me Kopi At The Internal Affairs Office’, Lianian Films, February 15, 2013.


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