Man on trial for spitting at two women at bus interchange; claims one called him 'stupid'
Published on Mar 17, 2014 5:52 PM
A man who allegedly spat at two women at a Woodlands bus interchange claimed that one of the women had insulted his mother and called him "Stupid Malay''.
Juraimi Kamaludin, 48, who is unemployed, has claimed trial to five charges of scolding and shouting at commuters in an aggressive manner. He is accused of spitting and pushing Ms Teoh Lay Peng out of the bus and spitting at Ms Lee Kuan Eng six times in 10 minutes.
Ms Lee, 34, a secretary, testified that she boarded Service 950 at the Woodlands Regional Bus interchange on the evening of Oct 22 last year and saw Juraimi arguing and scolding Ms Teoh, 41.
Ten minutes later, when the bus did not move because of the spat, the passengers on board appealed to Juraimi to get off. Someone also asked for the police to be called.
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