Home > News > Regional
Wednesday July 16, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Wednesday July 16, 2014 MYT 7:36:06 AM
A sales executive who hit a nightclub patron on his face with a plastic decanter was jailed for six weeks.
Desmond Koh Wee Boon, 29, had admitted to causing hurt to assistant operations manager Tan Soon Tiang, 37, at Mandopop club, Shanghai Dolly, at Clarke Quay at about 2am on March 31.
The decanter broke into pieces and permanently disfigured the victim’s nose, the court heard.
Investigation showed that Tan and three others, including two women, were at the nightclub for drinks. Koh and his group of friends stood nearby at another table. When Tan left the table, Koh took the opportunity to chat up the two women.
One of them, Lim Siew Ping, then pulled Tan over and said he was her boyfriend to get Koh to stop making advances on them.
Koh then picked up a plastic decanter and hit the victim on the face. The court heard that the victim had refused Koh’s offer of compensation and had to undergo nose surgery. — The Straits Times/ Asia News Network
Tags / Keywords:
Modernist photography spans the globe at St Ives show
Visitors get a detailed insight of Emerald Isle during St Patrick’s Day celebrations
Sick and elderly Singaporeans pack JB
Mass learning session draws more than 6,700 participants
Serial flasher and molester gets jail
Islamist fighters kill seven in Somali hotel, troops regaining control
Torn-up sick notes show crash pilot should have been grounded
Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks - U.S.
Nestlé rewards consumers with biggest promotion ever
The great South Australian adventure
Living away from Malaysia can trigger a lot of different longings
Pietersen return could 'tear apart' England - Buchanan
Concert to help youths stay away from drugs
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)