Man charged with slashing Sentosa nightclub bouncer

SINGAPORE - A man was charged in court on Wednesday with slashing a part-time bouncer in the neck at a Sentosa nightclub.

Mohamed Asrafd Peer Mohamed, 22, is accused of grievously hurting Mr Prakash Jagajeevan, 29, by attacking him with a glass fragment outside Infinity Club at about 4.30am on Sept 28.

Bail of $15,000 was offered.

Asrafd will be back in court on Oct 29.

In a statement on Tuesday, police said they were alerted to a case of an injured person at an entertainment outlet on Sentosa Gateway at about 4.30am last Sunday.

Clementi police division officers carried out extensive ground enquiries and follow-up investigations to establish the identity of the suspect.

The suspect was arrested near Clementi Avenue 5 on Tuesday.

Preliminary investigations showed that the victim, who is currently stable in hospital, is believed to have been attacked after telling the suspect to leave the premises due to his rowdy behaviour.

The maximum penalty for causing grievous hurt is 15 years' jail, a fine and caning.