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Private jet pilot deported from S'pore, has employment pass cancelled after serving sentence for abusing police officers

SINGAPORE — An Australian private jet pilot, who was jailed two months ago for abusing police officers and disrupting workers doing cable installation in the lead-up to the National Day Parade, was deported from Singapore on Wednesday (May 11). His employment pass has also been cancelled.

Private jet pilot deported from S'pore, has employment pass cancelled after serving sentence for abusing police officers

Cameron Lachlan Milne (pictured) was deported from Singapore and has been barred from re-entering the country.

SINGAPORE — An Australian private jet pilot, who was jailed two months ago for abusing police officers and disrupting workers doing cable installation in the lead-up to the National Day Parade, was deported from Singapore on Wednesday (May 11). His employment pass has also been cancelled.

In a news release, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said that Cameron Lachlan Milne, 41, was deported after serving his sentence and has been barred from re-entering the country.

MHA warned that it has zero tolerance of acts of violence committed against public servants who are carrying out their duties and “will not hesitate to take strong action against those who do so”.

On June 14 in 2018, Milne had alcoholic drinks at a hotel in the Marina Bay area in the evening and later left the bar to buy water at a nearby mall. It was about 1.30am by that time, when he came across a group of workers carrying out cable installation works in the vicinity.

Milne then climbed onto a lorry involved in the works and threw around the equipment there. The police were called when the he refused to get down from the vehicle.

Milne then tried to run from the scene but fell, pulling along one of the police national servicemen who was escorting the installation works. He tore the officer’s shirt in the process.

The police arrested him for causing annoyance while drunk.

While in the police car, Milne repeatedly kicked the driver and the front passenger seats.

MHA said: “While trying to restrain him, one of the officers who was seated in the backseat with him was kicked on the left side of the head behind the ear, causing injuries to the officer. Milne also attempted to bite the officer’s hand twice. He hurled various abusive words at the three officers escorting him in the car.”

During Milne’s sentencing in March, court documents listed nine abusive and explicit phrases that he had used against an officer while at the back of the car, which was captured on a body-worn camera.

TODAY reported in March that he was jailed for 10 weeks and fined S$5,000 after pleading guilty to one charge each of voluntarily causing hurt to a public servant discharging his duty, harassing a public servant and causing annoyance while drunk.

Five other charges relating to the incident were taken into consideration during sentencing.

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