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MAN SELLING SLEEP PILLS KENA SLASHED AT GEYLANG, ATTACKER JAILED

The incident took place at Hin Sheng Coffee House at 346 Geylang Road.

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According to CNA, 45-year-old Lee Han Leng pleaded guilty to voluntarily causing hurt with a dangerous weapon and he was jailed for 6 months.

21-year-old Koh Hee Yang was selling sleeping pills at a Coffee shop in Geylang and the 45-year-old got into an argument with him after Koh felt that the way Lee had thrown money on the table was rude.

The two ended up parting ways and the sale of the sleeping pills did not happen.

About 1 month after the incident Lee plotted his revenge against Koh.

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Background of incident

The victim is 21-year-old Koh Hee Yang who is currently pursuing his diploma and was slashed on June 1st 2022.

The 45-year-old man first equipped himself with a knife and hide in the back alley to ambush the student.

While he was facing his friend the 45-year-old man rushed towards him from the back and attacked him.

Slashing

The victim who was caught off guard tried to defend against the assailant and he was slashed at least 6 times.

He was bleeding from his head, neck and hands.

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The man immediately ran away after slashing the young man and by the time the victim’s friend reacted he had run away.

The victim’s friend gave chase but the man disappeared into the alleys of Geylang.

A Planned Revenged

SMDN interviewed the victim and he said that he has seen the assailant and said that he once had a conflict with the man.

Previously, the man had provoked him and the young man pinned him to the ground.

Arrest

According to 8world, the man was subsequently arrested at his home in Hougang Avenue on the same day of the accident.

He will be in court tomorrow (June) and he will be charged with voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapons.

The offence of voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapons under Section 326 of the Penal Code 1871 is punishable with life imprisonment, or with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 15 years, and shall also be liable to a fine or caning.

Image Source: Shin Min Daily News (Left), Google Maps (Right)

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