'I couldn't stand there and let her die' says man who confronted Beach Road slasher

15/4/2022 4:00:00 PM

Beach Road slasher to be charged with attempted murder of wife. Read more at

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SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/Asia News Network): Restaurant workers who swung into action to stop a man who was allegedly trying to kill his wife said they had acted instinctively when they realised there was a commotion outside a restaurant on Beach Road.

They heard a woman screaming for help near Zhong Hua Steamboat and were horrified to see her bleeding while a man armed with a chopper continued to confront her.They heard a woman screaming for help near Zhong Hua Steamboat and were horrified to see her bleeding while a man armed with a chopper continued to confront her.High Court judge Justice Abu Bakar Katar said the lower court had erred in accepting the 27-year-old’s unsworn defence statement.Pix for representational purpose only.

Grabbing whatever they could, they threw plastic chairs and metal signposts at the man.Jackie Tee, 30 said he threw bins at the alleged attacker.Jackie Tee, 30 said he threw bins at the alleged attacker."He was slashing the woman relentlessly and the first thing I thought to do was to help her," added Tee.“This version was never raised by the respondent during the prosecution stage,” said Justice Abu Bakar in his broad judgment.The incident on Thursday happened outside a row of shops and restaurants on Beach Road at about 5.The incident on Thursday happened outside a row of shops and restaurants on Beach Road at about 5.30pm.“As a proactive action, JSPT has also assigned a traffic policeman at every Ramadan bazaar location to monitor and control the crowd, as well as ensure that vehicle owners who go to the bazaar park their vehicles properly so as not to disrupt the traffic flow,“ he added.

Tee was terrified in the moment but he knew that if he did not act, the woman could die.Tee was terrified in the moment but he knew that if he did not act, the woman could die.Sam should have driven carefully and been aware that the accident site was not well lit in the wee hours of 3."I couldn't just stand there and do nothing when her life was slipping away in front of us," he said.Tee added that the man tried to lunge at him with the chopper but thankfully, a worker from Zhong Hua Steamboat blocked him with chairs and metal plates.Tee added that the man tried to lunge at him with the chopper but thankfully, a worker from Zhong Hua Steamboat blocked him with chairs and metal plates.Tee's boss, Leonard Shi, owner of Samurai BBQ also helped ward off the assailant using a metal signpost.“This court is of the opinion that the respondent in her defence had failed to raise any reasonable doubts on the prosecution’s case."There were more than 40 people gathered around but only about 10 people were trying to stop him."There were more than 40 people gathered around but only about 10 people were trying to stop him.

It's understandable, of course, he was carrying a chopper," said Shi.Samurai BBQ is on Liang Seah Street, which is adjacent to Beach Road and about 30m from Zhong Hua Steamboat.Samurai BBQ is on Liang Seah Street, which is adjacent to Beach Road and about 30m from Zhong Hua Steamboat.On Wednesday (April 13), Sam was jailed for six years and fined RM6,000 over a fatal road accident that resulted in the death of eight teenagers in Jalan Lingkaran Dalam, Johor Baru, at 3.The brutal attack was caught on video, and shows staff of different restaurants confronting the alleged attacker even as he brandished the chopper at them.Wei Chen Xiang, a worker from Zhong Hua Steamboat said it was harrowing and visions of what happened came to mind when he turned up for work on Friday.Wei Chen Xiang, a worker from Zhong Hua Steamboat said it was harrowing and visions of what happened came to mind when he turned up for work on Friday.He threw plastic chairs at the man during the attack.The offence under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987 (Act 333) carries a maximum jail term of 10 years and a fine of RM20,000 upon conviction.

"There was a lot of blood everywhere."There was a lot of blood everywhere....Article type: metered.this is not something I will ever forget," said the 32-year-old.The workers chased the alleged assailant down an alley behind the row of restaurants and he was eventually Tasered by the police while inside Chong Qing (Origin) Steamboat.The workers chased the alleged assailant down an alley behind the row of restaurants and he was eventually Tasered by the police while inside Chong Qing (Origin) Steamboat.

The eatery is next to Zhong Hua Steamboat, a restaurant at the corner of Beach Road and Liang Seah Street.The men's actions were lauded online, with many praising them for being brave.The men's actions were lauded online, with many praising them for being brave.Assistant Commissioner of Police (AC) Jeremy Ang, Commander of Central Police Division, had also commended the men for intervening.The police officers who cornered the alleged assailant, who was still armed, were also praised for keeping their cool as they subdued him.The police officers who cornered the alleged assailant, who was still armed, were also praised for keeping their cool as they subdued him.In a video, two officers could be seen warning him before firing their Tasers.

As he falls to the ground, they move in to restrain him.As he falls to the ground, they move in to restrain him.More than 10 police officers had rushed to the scene in response to the attack which lasted about 10 minutes.The alleged attacker, 46, is said to be the husband of the 41-year-old victim, who works in a restaurant along the same stretch of eateries on Beach Road.The alleged attacker, 46, is said to be the husband of the 41-year-old victim, who works in a restaurant along the same stretch of eateries on Beach Road.She suffered multiple cuts in the assault.Police said the suspect also slashed his wrists during the incident.Police said the suspect also slashed his wrists during the incident.

Both of them were taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital, where The Straits Times understands the man is being held under armed guard.Police had earlier said they were investigating the incident as attempted murder.Police had earlier said they were investigating the incident as attempted murder.The man will be charged on Saturday.Those convicted can be jailed for life, or up to 20 years with a fine, or both.Those convicted can be jailed for life, or up to 20 years with a fine, or both.Article type: free.

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'I couldn't stand there and let her die' says man who confronted Beach Road slasherSINGAPORE (The Straits Times/Asia News Network): Restaurant workers who swung into action to stop a man who was allegedly trying to kill his wife said they had acted instinctively when they realised there was a commotion outside a restaurant on Beach Road.