18-year-old recruit attempted to swim out of Tekong:

Yahoo! Singapore News, 13 Jul 2011 An 18-year-old recruit from the Basic Military Training Centre (BMTC) on Pulau Tekong attempted to swim out of the island towards mainland Singapore, in what is believed to be the first such case to have happened. It is understood that the incident took place last December and he had made the swim attempt at night. However, he was spotted and picked up by the Police Coast Guard and handed back to the authorities at the training centre.

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