Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014
Singapore
 

Student jailed three weeks for attacking cabby

Published on Apr 7, 2014 5:09 PM
 
A Singapore Institute of Management student who held down a taxi driver and punched him in the face repeatedly was jailed for three weeks on Monday. -- ST GRAPHICS

A Singapore Institute of Management student who held down a taxi driver and punched him in the face repeatedly was jailed for three weeks on Monday.

Tan Jian Liang, 24, boarded a ComfortDelGro cab at Boat Quay at 1.40am and told driver Mr Seah Teck Kim to take him to Choa Chu Kang Crescent.

He then fell asleep and when the cabby arrived at his destination he asked his passenger which block number he wanted - but got no reply. The 65-year-old got out of the car and went to tap on Tan's shoulder. He told the cabby to drive straight on then went back to sleep.

When Mr Seah tapped him again to ask for his residential address, Tan turned aggressive and shouted: "You want to fight?" He then got out of the taxi and chased the driver before pushing him to the ground and sitting on his stomach.

 
If you are not a subscriber, you can get instant, unlimited access here

Videos