Couple arrested: The police have arrested a 46-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman for an offence of Public Nuisance. The Police received reports on April 23 regarding a couple who had allegedly used offensive language and force against a 76-year-old man at Toa Payoh Lorong 8 Market & Hawker Centre. Through follow-up investigations by officers from Tanglin Police Division, the couple’s identities were established and they were arrested on 25 April 2017 Police investigations are still ongoing. Anyone convicted of the offence of Public Nuisance under Section 290 of the Penal Code may be punished with a fine which may extend to $1,000. The daughter of the elderly man speaks up earlier today, click here to read what she says 🙂
TLDR: The daughter of the elderly man who were seen being ‘builled’ by the couple at Toa Payoh Lorong 8 Hawker Centre has speaks up, here what she said: Today, no words can express my outrage and disgust to learn of an incident that happened to my dad. The incident took place on 21st April (this past Fri night) and I only got to know of it through several online postings and after watching the video. (For my peeps on the other side of the globe, you can read about it in the link I’ve posted below. Now that it has gone viral, even YouTube has the video..oh geez…ikr.. it’s pretty shameful but it happens….) What I find unbelievable is for the entire 2 days, my dad never for once mentioned a word of it. When I ask him why hasn’t he made it known to us? Why hasn’t he
Toa Payoh Hawker Centre Saga: United Overseas Bank (UOB) has confirmed in a new facebook post on April 23, 2017, that the couple in the video that bullies the elderly man is not their staff. “Our investigations show that the couple shown in the video is not our UOB Toa Payoh branch staff. While we agree with many of you that the behavior captured is shameful and deplorable, nevertheless we need to be fair to the innocent and therefore respectfully request that any unsubstantiated allegations not be posted.” saids UOB UOB were dragged into this saga all thanks to this guy who suka suka anyhow shoot “That Ah Lian name is Cherry Tan & both of them worked in UOB TPY branch. That rude guy heard is her Superior. Let them famous… Wonder how he/she felt if someone pushes his/her Father like that. Hope Karma falls upon them..” said Ang
A clip of the incident at Toa Payoh Lorong 8 Hawker Centre went viral in the social media. The dispute was apparently over an empty table at the hawker centre, which the couple said had been ‘reserved’ by them. The guy who believed to be the boyfriend came from behind and pushed the uncle which almost toppled him. A witness also recounted what happened and said that the couple used expletives on the older man, who remained calm and polite throughout. The Straits Times reports that the witness, Ms Janice Lim, was having dinner at the hawker centre on Friday (Apr 21) at 8.45pm when the incident occurred. Ms Lim, 50, said that the elderly man, who was holding a tray of food, was asking the woman how many people were sitting at the table. The woman replied in irritation: “Can’t you see it’s reserved”, Ms Lim said, adding that there was a
13 were nabbed in anti-vice raid at around 7pm in the forested areas along Kaki Bukit Avenue 4 near the Bartley viaduct in an anti-vice operation. The operation by officers from Bedok Division of the Singapore Police Force and the Central Narcotics Bureau witness by the The New Paper (TNP) Reporter. 10 men are believed to be from India and Bangladesh, and 3 women from Thailand. During the three-hour long operation, the suspects were arrested for wilful trespass on state land, offences under the Women’s Charter, suspected consumption of controlled drugs or for offences under the Immigration Act, Chapter 133. An opening in the tall grass marked the entrance which led to a clearing believed to be where the illicit activities were carried out. Discarded condoms, used tissue paper and tubes of lubricant littering the damp forest floor. Amidst tall vegetation, two mattresses were found with insects crawling around the area. One of
The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) is finally conducting monkey control operations in the area after receiving about 160 reports of monkey attacks and nuisance in the area since October last year. 160 reports since October last year ! The monkey situation at the Segar area in Bukit Panjang is a “public safety risk”. Two monkeys have been roaming around at Segar last year, while one was caught in November 2016, the other has been running free and becoming “more aggressive”. In a statement on Monday (Apr 17), AVA said monkeys may carry diseases public health, and those that are aggressive are also a risk to public safety. An elderly man was hospitalised after being bitten by the wild monkey on Monday morning. Another resident, Ms Audrey Leong, posted a photo in a group for residents in the Segar Gardens estate showing what appeared to be blood on the floor near
Mr Othman Wok, a former old guard minister and one of Singapore’s first generation of leaders, died on Monday (Apr 17) at the age of 92. Mr Othman Wok was one of the signatories to the Separation Agreement between the Malaysian government, led by Tunku Abdul Rahman, and the Singapore government, led by Lee Kuan Yew. Born in 1924, Mr Othman was the son of a Malay school principal. Despite objections from his grandfather, his progressive father sent the young Othman to Radin Mas School and Raffles Institution – both English-medium schools. While Mr Othman was working for Utusan Melayu, he became involved in union activities, and it was as Secretary of the Singapore Printing Employees Union that he first met Mr Lee Kuan Yew – the union’s legal advisor. Persuaded to enter politics, he joined the People’s Action Party (PAP) a few days after it was formed in 1954.