Two men involved in slashing incident at Depot Road coffee shop arrested, both to be charged

Two men involved in slashing incident at Depot Road coffee shop arrested, both to be charged

The two men involved in the slashing incident at Depot Road have been arrested by the police.

Good job again to the Singapore Police Force leh! Never mind if some Members of Parliament don’t appreciate you all, still want to 冤枉 (wrong) you all and lie that you all treat a sexual assault victim insensitively some more. Lao niang is appreciate you all one ok!

In case you don’t know what happened, on 14 November at about 10pm, a man was attacked after allegedly getting into a dispute with two men. The victim was then slashed by his assailants, who were carrying watermelon knives, in front of Yue Hua coffee shop located in 118 Depot Road.

Man slashed by 2 other men armed with watermelon knives following dispute during smoke break

The 37-year-old victim was taken to hospital and was bleeding profusely.

The two assailants reportedly fled the scene and disposed of their weapons before the police arrived.

Both men nabbed on Sentosa after 20-hour manhunt

According to Today, the two were arrested at a hotel on Sentosa the next day, after an “extensive” manhunt which took nearly 20 hours.

Police investigations showed that both suspects had been released from the Reformative Training Centre and had allegedly cut their electronic tagging to avoid tracking of their whereabouts.

They are also suspected of being members of secret societies.

Both will be charged in court with voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapon and will be remanded for further investigations.

Three other men also arrested

Today also reported that 3 other men, aged 19 to 28, were also separately arrested for being suspected members of unlawful societies.

Two of the men, aged 20 and 28, are believed to have met up with the two alleged assailants after the incident. Investigations are ongoing to probe their alleged involvement in the incident.

Those found guilty of voluntarily causing grievous hurt with dangerous weapon could face life imprisonment, or a jail term of up to 15 years with a fine and caning.

Those found guilty of being a member of an unlawful society face up to three years’ jail, a fine of up to S$5,000, or both.

Also, ianyone found guilty of being a member of an unlawful society can be jailed up to three years, fined up to $5,000, or both.

Don’t play play ah.


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