Two men arrested for selling duplicated SEA Games football tickets

Two men arrested for selling duplicated SEA Games football tickets
A screenshot from the SEA Games ticketing website, which shows that tickets to the football match between Vietnam and Thailand at Bishan Stadium on Wednesday, June 10, are sold out.
PHOTO: seagames2015.com

SINGAPORE - Police have arrested two men, aged 29 and 31, who are suspected of selling duplicated tickets for the 28th SEA Games football match between Thailand and Vietnam that is scheduled to take place at Bishan Stadium on 10 June 2015.

Investigations against the two men are ongoing. The offence of Cheating under Section 420 of the Penal Code Chapter 224 carries a maximum jail term of up to 10 years imprisonment, and shall also be liable to fine.

Tickets with serial numbers listed in Annex A may have been duplicated and members of public holding on to these tickets may be denied entry into the stadium.

Members of public are advised to purchase official Games tickets from the 28th SEA Games website at tickets.seagames2015.com, the official ticketing hotline at +65 3158 8080, at any SingPost Outlets island-wide, and at the Box Office at Singapore Indoor Stadium.

The police have urged the public to be mindful of purchasing tickets through unauthorised vendors and report this to the organising committee via the official ticketing hotline.

cynloh@sph.com.sg

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