A 30-year-old man was arrested for a violent attack involving a knife that took place on May 24 on Tanjong Katong Road.
The suspect is scheduled to appear in court on May 26 for voluntarily causing hurt with a dangerous weapon.
According to a statement released by the Singapore Police Force, the police were alerted to an assault incident on Tanjong Katong Road at approximately 10:50 p.m.
Upon their arrival, they discovered the victim, who had sustained multiple injuries believed to have been inflicted by a knife. The victim was promptly transported to the hospital while still conscious.
Through thorough investigations, which included on-site inquiries and examination of surveillance footage, the police officers from the Bedok Police Division successfully identified and apprehended the suspect within seven hours of the reported incident. The arrest took place in the vicinity of Ang Mo Kio.
If found guilty, the accused individual may face a maximum prison sentence of seven years, along with fines and possible caning.
Other stabbing news
Earlier this month, a 41-year-old woman in Singapore stabbed her son with a knife after being angry that he had gone into her room without permission to use her phone, according to Channel NewsAsia.
The boy was bleeding profusely after the stabbing and he then went into his bedroom where he then called the police for help.
The woman, who cannot be identified because of a court order, was sentenced on Wednesday (17 May) to 2 months imprisonment after pleading guilty to one count of voluntarily causing hurt with a dangerous weapon on a minor.
Separately, 22-year-old Myanmar national Zin Mar Nwe, who was working as a maid in Singapore, was found guilty of murder on Thursday (18 May), according to The Straits Times.
She had stabbed her employer’s 70-year-old mother-in-law 26 times after the latter had threatened to send her back to Myanmar.