Judge acquits man of assaulting condo neighbour

A judge acquitted a condo resident charged with assaulting another, ruling that the force he used was not criminal but in self-defence.

District Judge Eddy Tham also said that even if he was wrong in his judgment, the harm caused was so minor as to brook no offence.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 14, 2018, with the headline 'Judge acquits man of assaulting condo neighbour'. Print Edition | Subscribe