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Man jailed five weeks for punching cabby

Published on May 2, 2014 11:51 AM
 
Ng Lek Wee, a bank employee, was jailed for five weeks on May 2, 2014 for punching a taxi driver on his head and shoulder. -- ST GRAPHICS

A bank employee was jailed for five weeks on Friday for punching a taxi driver on his head and shoulder.

Ng Lek Wee, 26, admitted to causing hurt to TransCab driver Chia Hong Kian, 62, inside the vehicle along Tampines Street 43, at about 4am on Jan 18 this year.

The court heard that Mr Chia picked Ng up at New Bridge Road at about 3.35am and was told to drive to Tampines Street 43.

Ng appeared drunk and slept during the journey.

 
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