Scuffle in Boon Lay: Man taken to hospital, another arrested

Policemen at the scene in Boon Lay Drive, after a man was arrested in relation to a case of voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous means.
Policemen at the scene in Boon Lay Drive, after a man was arrested in relation to a case of voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous means.PHOTO: SHIN MIN DAILY NEWS READER

SINGAPORE - A dispute between two men in Boon Lay landed one in hospital and the other in handcuffs on Wednesday (Sept 20) night.

The men, aged 43 and 52, got into a scuffle near Block 176, Boon Lay Drive.

The older man was taken to hospital with a head injury, The Straits Times understands.

Police said they were alerted to a case of voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous means at that location at 9.27pm.

"A 52-year-old man was taken conscious to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital," said the police spokesman.

The 43-year-old man was arrested in relation to the case.

ST understands that the pair were believed to be drunk.

Police investigations are ongoing.