Thursday , 21 September 2017
Parents of boys who died in Tampines accident want to move on

Parents of boys who died in Tampines accident want to move on

SINGAPORE — The mother and father of two boys who died in an accident in Tampines final yr have stated they settle for the courtroom’s verdict and now that the case is closed, they need to transfer on.

Cement truck driver Munir Mohd Naim was immediately (Jan 27) sentenced to 2 weeks’ jail and banned from driving for 5 years for the accident, which killed thirteen-yr-previous Nigel Yap and his seven-yr-previous brother, Donavan Yap.

The boys’ mother and father, Mr Francis Yap and his spouse Madam Suliani Ang, have since moved from their Tampines residence to a smaller flat in Chua Chu Kang.

Mr Yap stated that is to let his spouse be nearer to her different relations who stay across the space.

The couple additionally hopes that their new residence and new setting will, extra importantly, allow them to have a brand new begin.

Mdm Ang stated: “My husband has beforehand stated he’s forgiven the driving force. I have additionally forgiven him. So whether or not it’s two weeks, or two years (imprisonment), it’s not necessary to us.

“Even for those who give him the demise penalty, my youngsters gained’t come again to life. We belief (in) the judgement of the authorities. Regardless of the judgement, (let’s) simply depart it (at that). If not, we’ll really feel caught and never have closure.”

Mr and Mrs Yap have put aside one a part of their new house in reminiscence of their two sons.

The cabinets within the research are full of the boys’ favorite toys and pictures.

The couple stated that over the previous yr, they’ve tried to maintain themselves busy to take their minds away from the accident.


Parents of boys who died in Tampines accident want to move on
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