MAN ARRESTED FOR RASH ACT CAUSING GRIEVOUS HURT

The Police have arrested a 57-year-old man for his involvement in a case of rash act causing grievous hurt.

On 14 August 2020, Police received a report of a man who had been hit by a vehicle at the back lane of Lorong 27A Geylang. The victim was conscious when conveyed to Raffles Medical Hospital.

Through ground enquiries and with the aid of images from police cameras, officers from Bedok Police Division established the identity of the man and arrested him on 15 August 2020.  Preliminary investigations revealed that the man was believed to have intentionally accelerated his vehicle towards the victim after a dispute. The vehicle was also seized for further investigations.

The man will be charged in court on 17 August 2020 for the offence of rash act causing grievous hurt under Section 338(a) of the Penal Code. The offence carries an imprisonment term of up to four years, or with fine which may extend to $10,000, or with both.

 

 

Source: Singapore Police Force