If only facts had been checked first.
On 18 January, Singapore Press Holdings owned portal STOMP posted a story about a rat infestation at a restaurant in Kitchener Road, which is off Serangoon Road.
See screen grab here:
The video in question was being circulated online via WhatsApp. Watch the video here:
A Twitter user had also put the video up on his account, urging people to be cautious.
— Alex Lew, CFA (@alexlewyl) January 18, 2017
Unfortunately, it is quite clear that the restaurant in the video is not the same Sangeetha Bhavan restaurant along Kitchener Road.
A simple Google street view search would have verified this. See what comes up when a Google street view search is made on Sangeetha Bhavan:
It looks like STOMP has realised its mistake and the story has been taken offline, even though the link can still be found when doing a search for ‘rats’.
This is what appears now after clicking on the link:
Moral of the story: You shouldn’t be spreading fake news without checking facts leh.