And, he has embarrassed prosecutors, who recommended a relatively more lenient probation, compared to reformative training.
That looks set to change.
Yee has once again posted his controversial video attacking the late Lee Kuan Yew and Christians, prompting prosecutors to demand he be sent for reformatory training.
Following a closed-door hearing yesterday (27 May) the Attorney General’s Chambers said,
“The offender’s behaviour, especially in re-posting the offending material after his conviction on 12 May 2015, amplifies the need for rehabilitation and appropriate counselling.”
The AGC asked the judge to commit Yee, who has also refused to meet his probation officer, to a special reform programme which involves being held with other minors — including some involved in gang activity.
Yee was been found guilty transmitting an obscene image, and deliberately “wounding the religious or racial feelings of any person,” over the video.
He is now out on bail.
His probation officer has accused him of not attending any probation interviews, and saying he does not want probation.
In the eight-minute video titled “Lee Kuan Yew is finally dead”, the 16-year-old described Lee as a “horrible person”, saying he and Jesus “are both power-hungry and malicious but deceive others into thinking they are compassionate and kind”.
Besides condemning Lee and Christianity, it also contains a graphic cartoon of Lee having anal sex with the late British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.