15 May '18, 4pm

SCDF ragging culture well-known

It appears that ragging culture in the Singapore Civil Defence Force has a long history and is something that takes place at all fire stations in Singapore. Advertisement This is according to Today , which spoke to SCDF personnel past and present, who can attest that the practice is “commonplace”. The spotlight is on the culture of SCDF ragging, following the death of a SCDF full-time national serviceman on May 13, 2018. This is the first death that has occurred in the SCDF, allegedly as a result ragging activities. Advertisement Mostly mundane Current and former SCDF officers said ragging could involve mundane activities such as acting or singing in front of of other personnel, or applying Kiwi shoe polish to their bodies. This activities happen under the guise of an “initiation” ritual for new trainees assigned to a fire station or before they complete their National Ser...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/05/scdf-ragging-culture/

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