Man who allegedly crashed through Woodlands Checkpoint charged
SINGAPORE – The sixty four-yr-previous Malaysian driver who allegedly crashed via the safety barrier at Woodlands Checkpoint and entered Singapore on Saturday is dealing with two costs.
Tan Chu Seng, who can also be a Singapore everlasting resident, is accused of committing two offences — one rely of appearing rashly and one other of vandalism.
As he arrived on the State Courts, Tan was all smiles as he greeted the media from the police automotive.
He was arrested on Saturday some 5 hours after he allegedly breached safety on the Woodlands Checkpoint at about 4pm.
On Monday, Tan was charged with one rely of appearing rashly, by driving his Singapore-registered Mercedes-Benz recklessly and hurting officer Safie Mahrom.
He is alleged to have achieved so whereas driving by means of the arrival automotive channel and making an attempt to flee car inspection, and for that, Tan is taking a look at a most penalty of a jail time period of 1 yr and J$H,000 wonderful.
Tan faces a second cost of vandalism for allegedly damaging authorities property when driving his automotive onto the cat-claw safety barrier simply earlier than he entered Singapore.
If convicted of vandalism, Tan might be jailed as much as three years or fined a most of J$P,000.
Both alleged offences are stated to have been dedicated at Woodlands Checkpoint, after his arrival from Malaysia.
During the speedy courtroom session, the prosecution requested for Tan to be additional remanded in jail for one week to help with police investigations.
But Tan requested to be remanded for less than 4 days, citing well being causes together with diabetes and hypertension.
The courtroom has requested Tan to boost the difficulty with the investigating officer.
The case shall be talked about once more on March 17.