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SUPP PUBLIC COMPLAINTS BUREAU PRESS RELEASE

SUPP Public Complaints Bureau (SUPP PCB) Chief, Wilfred Yap was recently approached by an individual/father who informed him that the Police have charged his 24 year old daughter for a second drug possession related offence.

The father concerned had informed SUPP PCB Chief, Wilfred Yap that his daughter have a mental health disorder problem and was incapable of rational decision making. The father also informed that her daughter have been  receiving treatment from a government psychiatric hospital at  Kota Sentosa even during the time when her daughter pleaded guilty to a drug related offence for the first time.

According to the father, the daughter is currently serving a prison sentence for her previous drug related offence because the daughter’s mental health condition was not communicated to the police and that he cannot afford to pay for legal services. He also informed that his daughter is serving the prison sentence as he could  not raise enough money to help her daughter pay the fine imposed by the Court.

SUPP PCB Chief, Wilfred Yap empathize with the  father on his predicament and concerns. The father was adviced to obtained a proper medical report from the government psychiatric hospital at  Kota Sentosa on her daughter’s mental health condition and the treatment his daughter was receiving.  The mental health condition of her daughter was immediately communicated by SUPP PCB Chief, Wilfred Yap to  the police investigating officer and to the presiding Magistrate together with her medical report. The Magistrate Court have now made an Order under Section 342 Criminal Procedure Code for the man’s daughter to be sent to Kota Sentosa Hospital for one month for observation and opinion of her state of mind.

SUPP Public Complaints Bureau would like to notify the public that they will try their best to give advice and lend a helping hand to  individuals who might be facing similar problems but does not know how to deal with it provided  it is a GENUINE PROBLEM.

Anyone requiring assistance can always call SUPP Public Complaint’s mobile number at 016-7797688 or 082-246999 or go direct to SUPP Head Office to request for assistance.

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(Photo show SUPP PCB Chief Wilfred Yap together with the father seeking assistance on his daughter’s problem  at SUPP office)

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