Singapore woman's husband killed in Phuket resort

Ms Bandhna Kaur Bajaj with her husband Amitpal Singh Bajaj in Phuket. The couple were holidaying there with their 20-month-old son when a man barged into their hotel room on Wednesday and attacked Mr Amitpal, said Ms Bandhna. Mr Amitpal, 34, who was
Ms Bandhna Kaur Bajaj with her husband Amitpal Singh Bajaj in Phuket. The couple were holidaying there with their 20-month-old son when a man barged into their hotel room on Wednesday and attacked Mr Amitpal, said Ms Bandhna. Mr Amitpal, 34, who was taken to hospital, died of asphyxiation.PHOTO: COURTESY OF THE FAMILY OF AMITPAL SINGH BAJAJ
Norwegian tourist Roger Bullman (right) at Karon Police Station in Phuket after the deadly fight early on Wednesday morning. He has been charged in Thailand with causing harm resulting in death.
Norwegian tourist Roger Bullman (right) at Karon Police Station in Phuket after the deadly fight early on Wednesday morning. He has been charged in Thailand with causing harm resulting in death.PHOTO: THAILAND TOURIST ASSISTANCE CENTRE

She recounts how British hubby was attacked in their hotel room; Norwegian tourist charged

A family holiday to Phuket turned into a nightmare on Wednesday when a woman saw her husband get fatally attacked in their hotel room after a dispute.

Ms Bandhna Kaur Bajaj, who ran out of their room with her 20-month-old son as her husband tangled with the attacker, told The Straits Times yesterday: "He will always be our hero."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 24, 2019, with the headline 'S'pore woman's husband killed in Phuket resort'. Print Edition | Subscribe