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Rat ‘infestation’ sighted near Bukit Batok MRT station

SINGAPORE — A video of a large colony of rats residing near Bukit Batok MRT station is causing concern among netizens.

Rat ‘infestation’ sighted near Bukit Batok MRT station

Rats near Bukit Batok MRT Station. Photo: Screenshot - Ryan Kevin Smith/Facebook

SINGAPORE — A video of a large colony of rats residing near Bukit Batok MRT station is causing concern among netizens.

Facebook user Ryan Keith Smith yesterday (Dec 16) uploaded videos and photos on his page of what appeared to be several rats scurrying around a grass patch.

Mr Smith said the footage was recorded next to Bukit Batok MRT station. He also published an email he sent last night to the Ministry of Health, the Choa Chu Kang Town Council, the National Environment Agency and several Members of Parliament who serve in the constituency.

In the email he urged the relevant authorities to look into the matter “for the safety of the residents”, especially considering the eateries and supermarkets in the vicinity.

This is not the first complaint of rats in the area. Earlier this month, another report had appeared in local media regarding the “infestation”.

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