31 Oct '17, 1pm

[Mothership] Siglap was haunted by spirits from a WW2 mass grave & other real-life S’pore ghost stories https://t.co/qVNWNH3Rn8

It’s Halloween season and what better way to celebrate than to trawl through the newspapers to find spooky reports of the past? The “woman” ghost who roamed Upper Serangoon In 1955, the residents of the Somapah Estate along the 6th mile Upper Serangoon Road were spooked by a “woman” who walked up and down the kampong. Chillingly, whenever she appeared, the kampong dogs fell silent, and whimpered mournfully instead. It was a sign of a supernatural encounter. Singapore Free Press article dated 22 July 1955. Via NewspaperSG . Residents who encountered the “woman” also reported experiencing a chilling feeling. Some of the residents interviewed by the Singapore Free Press claimed that the “woman” was actually a known male resident of the kampong who had two wives and 10 children. According to them, the man was normal in the day. Advertisement But come midnight, the man, possess...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2017/10/siglap-was-haunted-by-spiri...

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