Yesterday (11 May 2020) might seem like a peaceful day to you, but at least three violent crime occurred.
Over in Punggol, at about 11pm. a man was stabbed to death while he was jogging, and a manhunt for him is still ongoing.
In Chinatown, at about 3:30am, two groups of youths exchanged blows, with one group attacking the other with parangs. The police are still looking for some of the people involved.
And apparently, there’s one more violent crime you probably missed.
This one that happened in Bishan.
3rd Violent Crime Occurred Yesterday (10 May); 2 Men to Be Charged for Fight in Bishan
The police have been busy today.
Yesterday, a man was found with multiple injuries along Bishan St 12 at about 5:40am. He had cuts on his head and a fractured hand.
He was immediately taken to a hospital and was conscious throughout, but his condition is currently unknown.
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After 10 hours, the police managed to track down the assaulters “through ground inquiries and with the aid of images from police cameras,” and arrested them. They are a 25-year-old man and a 30-year-old man.
Both men would be charged tomorrow (12 May 2020) for voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapons with common intention.
The police added that they “do not tolerate such brazen acts of violence and blatant disregard of the law. We will spare no effort to apprehend such offenders and deal with them severely in accordance with the law.”
If found guilty, the duo could face life imprisonment, or a jail term of up to 15 years and caning or a fine.
A week ago, a 61-year-old man did the same thing and was charged, but he is now remanded in the Institute of Mental Health for psychiatric assessment for three weeks.
With so many violent crimes happening in Singapore this month, being a Sovereign suddenly doesn’t sound so serious anymore.
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