Oral Replies to Parliamentary Questions

Oral Reply to Parliamentary Question on Measures to Deter and Detect Road Touts

Published: 23 February 2023


Mr Chua Kheng Wee Louis:
To ask the Minister for Home Affairs (a) what measures are being put in place to deter and detect road touts; and (b) whether there have been any convictions for road touting in the last five years and, if so, how many.


Assoc Prof Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, Minister of State, Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of National Development:

1.   Mr Speaker, between 2018 and 2022, the number of road touting Police reports remained low, at two or fewer cases each year. This data was given in the reply to Member Melvin Yong’s question last month.

2.   There was no conviction for road touting in the last five years.