Two men arrested for voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapon in separate cases

A pair of scissors (left) was seized from the first incident and a black dagger in the second incident.
A pair of scissors (left) was seized from the first incident and a black dagger in the second incident.PHOTO: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE

SINGAPORE - Two men aged 18 and 47 have been arrested for allegedly voluntarily causing hurt using a dangerous weapon in two separate incidents, said the police on Thursday (March 15).

In the case involving the 47-year-old man, police were alerted to a 62-year-old woman who was hit by a man at Block 861, Woodlands Street 83, last Wednesday at about 9am.

Later that same day, another 26-year-old man was attacked by a sharp object at a bus stop along Admiralty Road.

Both vicitims had minor injuries from the incidents.

With the help of images from police cameras, officers from Jurong Police Division identified the suspect the next day. The man was arrested in Sims Drive on Wednesday, and a pair of scissors was seized.

Separately, last Saturday, police were alerted after a 25-year-old man was stabbed outside an entertainment outlet in Clarke Quay.

The victim was sent to the hospital in critical condition.

Officers from Tanglin Police Division and the Criminal Investigation Department identified the suspect and arrested him along Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8 on Wednesday.

A black dagger was recovered and seized as a case exhibit.

If convicted, the two men may be imprisoned for up to seven years, and/or face a fine or caning, or in any combination of the punishments.