Singapore YouTuber Preeti Nair. Photo: Instagram

Singapore YouTuber Preetipls and brother Subhas Nair issued conditional warning over rap video

  • The siblings came under fire for filming a rap video criticising a local advertisement that featured a Chinese-Singaporean actor whose skin was darkened to play an Indian character
  • Singapore police handed the siblings a 24-month conditional warning under Section 298A(a) of the Penal Code, Chapter 224, which requires them to remain crime-free during the period
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Singapore YouTuber Preeti Nair. Photo: Instagram
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Preeti Nair appeared in the video wearing a T-shirt that read ‘yes it’s because you’re Chinese’. Photo: YouTube

‘Offensive’ Singapore rap video by Preetipls attacking Chinese people sparks police probe

  • The vulgarity-laced video was made by two rappers of Indian ethnicity in response to an ad on a government initiative that had caused outrage
  • In the ad, an ethnic Chinese actor had his skin darkened to portray an Indian character and donned a headscarf to impersonate a Muslim Malay woman
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Preeti Nair appeared in the video wearing a T-shirt that read ‘yes it’s because you’re Chinese’. Photo: YouTube
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