S’poreans react to Roy Ngerng crying in court after brutal cross-examination by Senior Counsel Davinder Singh

Posted on 03 July 2015

Three thoughts that must have went past your mind at some point.


CPF blogger Roy Ngerng broke down in court Friday on the second day of his brutal cross-examination by Senior Counsel Davinder Singh, who is representing Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. He reportedly took out a stack of tissues to wipe his eyes when on the stand.

The hearing is to seek to assess damages that Ngerng has to pay PM Lee, after he was found last November to have defamed the prime minister in a blog post last May.

His emotional outburst comes on the third day of the three-day hearing where the blogger was already grilled on the previous day and made to look incoherent and evasive.

Here are three thoughts Singaporeans have:


sian-half-auntie “I guess Chinese privilege counts for nothing in that courtroom.”
Tng Lang, 46-year-old ex-Communist


sian-half-uncle “I guess what they said about the Internet is true: Having a blog gives you balls. But not when you are on the stand.”
Yong Dian Nao, 66-year-old programmer


happy-bird-girl “Crying publicly doesn’t mean you are weak and a sissy. But in this case, it does.”
Niang Niang Qiang, 20-year-old waitress










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