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Re: Man Shot Dead Near Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

Postby Barnsley » Thu, 04 Jun 2015 4:34 pm

Did they check the car for Curry Puff?

maybe these guys were the ones running the syndicate?
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Re: Man Shot Dead Near Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

Postby the lynx » Thu, 04 Jun 2015 4:52 pm

I hope the white powdery substance found in the car is not drug substance. Otherwise, the driver would have died in vain, leaving poor wife and daughter behind.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 04 Jun 2015 4:58 pm

It was three packets of heroin. 9 grams. The two in the back are both being charged with intent to distribute. I don't think it's enough to hang for but they are going to be cooling their heels for a long, long time.

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Re: Man Shot Dead Near Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

Postby JR8 » Thu, 04 Jun 2015 5:21 pm

bgd wrote:I'm pretty happy with Sg gun laws.


I'm pretty happy SGns haven't a right to bear arms, can you imagine... :shock:
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Re: Man Shot Dead Near Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

Postby menudown » Thu, 04 Jun 2015 5:32 pm

JR8 wrote:
bgd wrote:I'm pretty happy with Sg gun laws.


I'm pretty happy SGns haven't a right to bear arms, can you imagine... :shock:


not sure if in sg ..maybe some VVIPs have the licence to bear arms..like in indonesia or malaysia

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Postby ecureilx » Thu, 04 Jun 2015 5:39 pm

menudown wrote:not sure if in sg ..maybe some VVIPs have the licence to bear arms..like in indonesia or malaysia


Nope, not even VVIPs

Only their BGs, if they have BGs, can carry, after completing a load of paper work and getting security clearances.

Fyi, I know for a fact, even the fellows who fire the starter pistol in athletic races are subject to enough security clearance before they can fire the blanks.

And even possession of realistic looking replica guns can land you in jail.

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Re: RE: Re: Man Shot Dead Near Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

Postby ecureilx » Thu, 04 Jun 2015 5:40 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:It was three packets of heroin. 9 grams. The two in the back are both being charged with intent to distribute. I don't think it's enough to hang for but they are going to be cooling their heels for a long, long time.


And the dead fellow has prior conviction for consumption ... on top of outstanding arrest warrants for failure to appear in court.
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Postby x9200 » Thu, 04 Jun 2015 5:49 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:It was three packets of heroin. 9 grams. The two in the back are both being charged with intent to distribute. I don't think it's enough to hang for but they are going to be cooling their heels for a long, long time.

6g short from the rope.
From 2g on = trafficking presumed.

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Postby calugaruvaxile » Fri, 05 Jun 2015 5:38 am

Strong Eagle wrote:
ecureilx wrote:UOB security is private security ...

Just saying...


It's not "security". It's eyewash. It's pretend security. Anyone who wanted to do any real damage wouldn't be in the least bit thwarted by the stupidity of opening everyone's boot as they come into the car park. Therefore, it is pointless and lulls people into a false sense of security... just like these dumbass TSA screenings... their own tests missed 95 percent of the contraband.


it's all about the "face". and it's not only about security, i would adventure to say :)

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Re: Man Shot Dead Near Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

Postby calugaruvaxile » Fri, 05 Jun 2015 5:41 am

i'm not sure why we're talking about concealed/open licenses here, but i do agree that they should be awarded only to people who can both technically and mentally use them. and i do believe that from all the people carrying guns around me, more than half don't even have a license

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Re: Man Shot Dead Near Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

Postby Addadude » Fri, 05 Jun 2015 9:07 am

For me the main thrust of David Morrell's article was supporting SMS' point about how difficult it is to be accurate with a gun (or any weapon for that matter) when you are under stress - even for trained and experienced soldiers. Snipers are an exccedingly rare breed for just that reason. And its also the reason why armed police are trained to shoot at the main body mass of a suspect and not to shoot at a narrow, rapidly moving limb like a leg or an arm. There is no such thing as shoot to wound.
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 05 Jun 2015 9:26 am

^^This!

And your reactions become rusty, rapidly, as noted in Mr. Morrell's article. I was back from VN 11 months and out of the Army for 5 months. I'd been using firearms regularly even during the last 5 months but that was for hunting ducks/geese/deer. The adrenaline rush is different hunting than it is for fear. The adrenaline rush you get from fear is a coppery taste in your mouth, among the other symptoms of surging adrenaline especially immediately after the fear subsides. If you've been blooded, you can still function but it's with great will power. Actually snipers don't normally have the adrenaline rush of fear, but the one of the hunt, similar but different. They, on the other hand, are able to justify, internally, in their minds, that killing another human being in cold blood is warranted under the circumstances. This is what makes them special or unique. What happened to me, didn't bother me in the least after it happened but that coppery taste was sure there for a couple of minutes after I pulled the trigger and realized I was still alive. I'm not sure why, but I've always been the guy, when in the diving industry, who did the body snatching jobs as well (it was always voluntary) from aircraft, ships, helicopters, and drilling rigs wrecked by hurricanes and cars in the rivers bayous & Gulf of Mexico.


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