Lawyer Charles Yeo remains at large, arrest warrant against him extended

SINGAPORE: Lawyer Charles Yeo Yao Hui, who absconded through the country with lawbreaker charges pending towards him, remains beyond Singapore and at big, a district court noticed on Wednesday (Sep 14).

Yeo, 32, was billed in January with bothering a police officer and wounding the religious feelings of Christian believers in some social media articles.

A warrant of arrest was released for the former Reform Celebration chairman in August after he breached the conditions regarding overseas travel during bail.

The State Courts had given Yeo permission to travel to Vietnam for work between Jul 27 and Jul 30. However , he failed to return to Singapore and did not report to the investigation officer upon Aug 1 when he was required to.

Instead, he published an announcement upon Instagram on Jul 30 saying he was seeking “political asylum” in the United Kingdom. He or she made repeated statements that the criminal fees against him had been “politcally motivated”.

On Wednesday, the court reviewed the warrant to detain. Two public prosecutors attended the case, with one telling the particular court that Yeo still remains “outside of jurisdiction”.

The Police Gazette is still active against your pet, and she applied for the particular warrant to arrest to be extended. The lady asked for a review of the warrant to be fixed in about six months.

The determine fixed another overview of the arrest warrant in March next year.