Kallang robbery survivor glad to be alive and well

Mr Ang Jun Heng lost four fingers during a vicious attack by a gang of four robbers in 2010, but he bears them no grudges - and has gone on to represent Singapore in the 2011 Paracanoe World Championships.
Mr Ang Jun Heng lost four fingers during a vicious attack by a gang of four robbers in 2010, but he bears them no grudges - and has gone on to represent Singapore in the 2011 Paracanoe World Championships.ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

Now working in NY, he's adapted to life with 6 fingers, is exploring sports like rock climbing

Four fingers were hacked off from Mr Ang Jun Heng's left hand during a vicious robbery when he was 19.

But Mr Ang lost more than his fingers, mobile phone and wallet in the 2010 attack. The straight-A student from Raffles Institution (RI) was also robbed of his dream of becoming a pilot. Despite that, he bears his attackers no grudges.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 25, 2018, with the headline 'Kallang robbery survivor glad to be alive and well'. Print Edition | Subscribe