Singapore, April 30 IANS | 7 months ago

An Indian national has pleaded guilty to taking part in the riots in the Little India locality here Dec 8 last year.

Ramalingam Sakthivel, 33, admitted to being part of an unlawful assembly at Little India, where riots started after an Indian construction worker was run over by a bus, the Straits Times reported Wednesday.

He is expected to be sentenced May 8.

The man also allegedly pelted police officers and vehicles with projectiles, and threw burning items into the bus that was involved in the fatal road accident that sparked the violence.

A total of 25 people were charged in connection with the case.

(Posted on 30-04-2014)

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