Singapore authorities arrested a person on his return to the city-state on Wednesday after he was jailed for spying for China in america, saying they might examine whether or not he posed a safety danger.
Dickson Yeo, a Singapore citizen, returned to Singapore after serving jail time in america for appearing as an unlawful agent of Chinese language intelligence.
The Inside Safety Division (ISD) will interview Yeo to determine if he had engaged in actions prejudicial to Singapore’s safety, it mentioned in an announcement.
“Singapore won’t permit our nationals to be subverted or utilized by any international actors for actions prejudicial to our safety and nationwide pursuits,” the ISD mentioned.
“The federal government takes a really severe view of any Singaporean who enters right into a clandestine relationship with a international authorities and engages in espionage or subversive actions on the behest of the international energy,” it mentioned, including such people shall be dealt in accordance with native legal guidelines.