13 arrested for rioting at Teck Whye Lane, weapons including knife and knuckle dusters were used

Weapons were seized.
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Police were alerted to a case of rioting at 10 Choa Chu Kang Way on Thursday noon.

Their identities were established within 28 hours of investigation by officers from the Criminal Investigation Department and Jurong Police Division.

The thirteen men were later arrested in various locations in Jalan Bukit Merah, West Coast Road, Yishun, Bukit Batok and Lower Kent Ridge Road.

They are set to be charged on Saturday, Feb 29.

Of the thirteen, five will be charged with rioting with deadly weapon, which carries a jail term of up to 10 years and caning.

The remaining eight men will be charged with unlawful assembly armed with deadly weapon.

According to CNA, weapons including a knife, knuckle dusters, a metal bar and a metal rod that were believed to have been used in the fight were seized.

If convicted, they may be jailed for up to five years, fined, caned, or face any combination of such punishments.

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