Violent crimes involving street gangs and secret societies in the past 3 weeks had made many Singaporeans feel jittery and afraid. In October 30, Republic Polytechnic student Darren Ng was hacked to death by a group of youths at Downtown East. A week later, six students have been hospitalised after suffering injuies from another gang related slashin incident where seven youths brandished chopping knives at Bukit Panjang at around 10pm. These attackers who went on a slashing rampage was heard shouting gang slogan "369."
A few days ago, it was reported on Lianhe Zaobao that this infamous street gang has its roots at Queenstown. Members of the street gang had been spotted at the former Queenstown Cinema and Bowling Alley during the 1970s and 80s. According to accounts from Queenstown residents, "369" continued to ply their "activities" within Queenstown districts today. Although the police had waged war with these unruly gang members, Queenstown residents remained shrouded with frustration and fear. Let's find out why!