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SCDF NSF’s Death: Warrant Officer and Staff Sergeant Accused of Leading the Fatal Push into the Pump Well

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A warrant officer has been accused of playing a key role in the death of SCDF full-time national serviceman CPL Kok Yuen Chin.

CPL Kok was pushed into a 12m-deep pump well filled with water during a ragging session to celebrate his ORD, and later died from his injuries.

First Warrant Officer Farid Mohd Saleh has been accused of instigating Staff Sgt Muhammad Nur Fatwa Mahmood to push CPL Kok into the pump well.

SSGT Nur Fatwa is alleged to have performed the deed, then demanded that his colleague, Staff Sergeant Adighazali delete the video of the incident which he had recorded on his handphone.

Lieutenant Chong Chee Boon Kenneth and First Senior Warrant Officer Nazhan Mohamed Nazi are accused of intentionally aiding the group of serviceman to cause grievous hurt to CPL Kok.

The Charges:

SSGT Nur Fatwa is charged with one count of causing death by a rash act and one count of abetting the obstruction of justice.

He intends to plead guilty to the charges.

1WO Farid is charged with abetting a rash act causing death.

LT Chee Boon Kenneth and 1SWO Nazhan are charged with abetting a rash act causing grievous hurt by illegal omission.

SSGT Adighazali Suhaimi is charged with intentionally obstructing the course of justice.

Besides the 5, another 8 SCDF officers who were present during the ragging are facing internal investigations.

 

 

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