Who is complacent anyway?

The Executive Summary of Committee of Inquiry (COI) for the Mas Salemat escape is out. After reading it, I start to wonder… who is complacent anyway?

There was a physical security breach as the ventilation window in the toilet – from which Mas Selamat made his escape – did not have grilles.

Who is complacent anyway? ISD or Singaporeans?

During renovations in 2007, grilles had not been fixed to that particular toilet window due to a misunderstanding between the ISD and the contractor.

Who is complacent anyway? ISD or Singaporeans?

The superintendent of the centre, who was alerted to this weakness in May 2007, asked the contractor to saw off the window handle as a security measure instead

Who is complacent anyway? ISD or Singaporeans?

The guards watching Mas Selamat allowed him to close the door of the urinal cubicle when they should not have done so.

Who is complacent anyway? ISD or Singaporeans?

There was a physical weakness in the perimeter fencing outside the Family Visitation Block, where the toilet was located, which made it easier for Mas Selamat to get out of the detention centre’s premises.

Who is complacent anyway? ISD or Singaporeans?
Answer: Singaporeans lah. MM Lee say liao, Singaporeans are complacent. Anyone here dare to dispute his claims?

4 comments

  1. All ISD personnel are Singaporeans. Therefore ALL Singaporeans are complacent.
    ISD = Singaporeans = Complacent

  2. ya loh. if mm lee calls Singaporeans complacent in public, if any Singaporean feels that he is saying something false, then that person should sue mm lee in court. since no one sued mm lee in court, then mm lee must be saying the truth, Singaporeans are complacent.

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