22 unlicensed food handlers working illegally at Geylang Serai Bazaar arrested during inspection

22 unlicensed food handlers working illegally at the Geylang Serai Bazaar were caught during an inspection today (May 30).

Stomper Sravan sent Stomp photos showing two men getting handcuffed in front of some stalls at the annual event.

The inspection was a joint operation between the National Environment Agency (NEA), the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and the police.

Said an MOM spokesperson in response to a Stomp query:

"Earlier today, a joint operations was conducted by NEA, SPF and MOM." 

"During the inspection, we found 22 unregistered food handlers who were also working illegally. They were arrested.

"Investigations are on-going."

Member of Parliament Zainal Sapari also addressed the incident in a comment posted on a Facebook group in response to a netizen's query.