25th Indian national found guilty in Little India riots in Singapore

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Singapore, May 28: An Indian national in Singapore on Thursday was found guilty for his role in 2013 Little India riot here, media reported.

Indian national Arun Kaliamurthy had claimed trial to a single charge of failing to disperse from the scene despite police orders to do so, Strait Times reported.

Indian national held guilty in Singapore

The 29-year-old Kaliamurthy who has a master's degree in information systems and was looking for a job here, will be sentenced by District Judge Shaiffudin Saruwan on June 2.

Arun faces up to two years in jail and/or a fine for continuing in an assembly of five or more people likely to cause a disturbance of public peace, after the assembly has been lawfully commanded to disperse.

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Twenty-five Indian nationals were initially charged with rioting at Little India on December 8, 2013. The riot was started after a bus accident along Race Course Road that killed 33-year-old construction worker Sakthivel Kumaravelu.

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