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The TV report highlighted the plights of both abuse victims and parents/ guardians who may face issues disciplinary their children, as well as the help available to them. AGC is quoted as saying child abusers may be charged under Penal Code or Children and Young Persons Act. The Penal Code review is also set out to better protect vulnerable victims against abuse and sexual crimes.
Singapore received a request from the Government of the United States of
America (US) in September 2018 for the extradition of a 42-year-old Indian
national, Hitesh Madhubhai Patel, who is alleged to be part of an Indian-based
transnational criminal organisation and has been indicted there. Patel was
extradited to the US on 18 April 2019.
The article highlighted the public agencies which will be moving over to the revamped Funan, one of which being AGC. AGC's partial move to Funan is in line with our need for more office space in order to accommodate the increased headcount to manage the Government-wide increase in demand for legal services.