Mindef suspends navy serviceman involved in hit-and-run accident

The Ministry of Defence confirmed on Thursday night that a Republic of Singapore Navy serviceman was involved in the hit-and-run accident along Mandai Road on Tuesday.

The Singapore Armed Forces takes a serious view of the incident, said Mindef's Director of Public Affairs Colonel Kenneth Liow. The serviceman has since been suspended from duty.

The serviceman, who is 38, is currently assisting police with investigations. He allegedly sped off in his car after hitting cyclist Madam Rosna Rauaee, who is in hospital with possible spinal injuries and a blood clot in her brain.

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