Man charged in court 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

SINGAPORE - A man was charged in court on Saturday (Oct 13) over 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.

The attack on Ms Noordilah Fadilah took place at around 11.45pm on Thursday (Oct 11) at Block 146 Mei Ling Street and resulted in her being taken to hospital with multiple lacerations.

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

Ms Noordilah, who is believed to be in her 20s, is warded in the intensive care unit at the National University Hospital (NUH). It is understood that she is in a stable condition.

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