Driver dodging traffic stop in Geylang dragged police officer

November 14, 2018
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A traffic police spotted a man using his mobile phone while driving, and proceeded to stop him along Geylang Road on Monday (12Nov) afternoon.

However, during the check, the 35-year-old driver drove away and dragged the officer along for about 50 metres before he fell onto the road, the police said in a statement on Wednesday (Nov 14).

The officer sustained multiple abrasions as well as a fracture to his right ankle, and was taken to the hospital for treatment.

The suspect’s car was found abandoned at a car park along Toa Payoh Lorong 4 later that afternoon.

The man was arrested at 2.15am the next day at Jalan Loyang Besar by officers from Bedok Police Division and the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB). There is suspected drugs and drug-related paraphernalia found in his possession. They were seized by the CNB.

The suspect will be charged in court on Wednesday with drug trafficking under the Misuse of Drugs Act. Meanwhile, the police are investigating the case of rash act endangering the life of a police officer.

The police also thanked members of the public who offered assistance to the injured police officer.

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