For being part of a group of seven that beat up a passenger of a Ferrari at Orchard Towers, former warehouse assistant Roslan Abdullah, 43, was jailed for six months yesterday.
According to a report in The Straits Times, Roslan is the first amongst five men who have since been charged to be sentenced, while the identities of two others are unknown. Roslan admitted to being with the group in an unlawful assembly whose common object was to cause hurt to Mr Soh Sau Kin, 39, at about 5.35am on March 25.
The video was first sent to STOMP on March 26 by four STOMPers. On March 28, two were arrested in connection with the fight. The court heard that the Ferrari driver, Mr Lim Yak Keng, 43, had stopped his car about a foot away from two women who were using the zebra crossing. That was when the brawl started.
One of the women then went to Peyton Place at the Orchard Road building to tell Roslan and two others about the fight. Mr Soh had alighted from the car to help the driver, Mr Lim, and was punched and kicked by Roslan.
The fight ended with Mr Soh collapsing along the pedestrian walkway and one of the group signalled to leave and they fled the scene. Roslan also hit the bonnet of the car with his hands and kicked it several times before fleeing.
Roslan, who has convictions for causing hurt and using criminal force to deter a public servant, could have been jailed for up to two years and/or fined.
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