SMRT Trains COO Alvin Kek held at Woodlands checkpoint for drink driving

Police say 50-year-old arrested in Woodlands early yesterday; case being investigated

Mr Alvin Kek fronted the media briefing last November on the Joo Koon train collision, where 38 people were injured after a stalled SMRT train was hit from behind by another one.
Mr Alvin Kek fronted the media briefing last November on the Joo Koon train collision, where 38 people were injured after a stalled SMRT train was hit from behind by another one.ST PHOTO: BENJAMIN SEETOR

SMRT Trains chief operations officer Alvin Kek was arrested for drink driving at Woodlands Checkpoint yesterday morning, The Sunday Times understands.

In response to queries, the police said they arrested a 50-year-old man for drink driving at the checkpoint at about 5am yesterday, without giving further details.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 22, 2018, with the headline 'SMRT Trains COO held at checkpoint for drink driving'. Subscribe