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Judge jails defiant opposition leader Chee

Singapore. Feb 2, 1999.

 Judge rejects Chee's constitution argument
                      Little public backing for someone 'seeking trouble'
                      Democratic wave of support for Chee's stand

OPPOSITION leader Dr Chee Soon Juan was jailed today for seven days after the Singapore subordinate court found him guilty and fined him S$1400 for speaking in public without a permit on Dec 29 last year. He has been charged for another similar offence that will be heard on February 9. He is being held at Queenstown.

Singapore Window received the following press release from Dr Chee:

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