Man, 29, charged over Queenstown stabbing

A suspect being taken away at Block 146 Mei Ling Street, where a woman was stabbed at the void deck on Oct 11, 2018.
A suspect being taken away at Block 146 Mei Ling Street, where a woman was stabbed at the void deck on Oct 11, 2018.PHOTO: ST FILE

A man was charged in court yesterday with stabbing a woman at the void deck of a Housing Board block in Queenstown.

Mohammad Faizal Mohamed Salleh, 29, faces one count of voluntarily causing grievous hurt.

The maximum sentence for the offence is life imprisonment.

According to court documents, the attack on Ms Noordilah Fadilah took place at around 11.45pm on Thursday at Block 146 Mei Ling Street, and resulted in her being taken to hospital with multiple lacerations.

Court documents also showed that her attacker used a knife measuring about 15cm, which left her with "multiple puncture wounds over the right side of her body".

Ms Noordilah, who is believed to be in her 20s, is in the intensive care unit at the National University Hospital.

It is understood that she is in a stable condition.

Faizal was arrested by Clementi Police Division officers at 9am on Friday, following ground inquiries together with the use of closed-circuit television footage.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 14, 2018, with the headline 'Man, 29, charged over Queenstown stabbing'. Print Edition | Subscribe