Maserati hit-and-run driver given lifetime ban drove again, led police on car chase

Maserati hit-and-run driver given lifetime ban drove again, led police on car chase

27/1/2022 4:09:00 PM

Maserati hit-and-run driver given lifetime ban drove again, led police on car chase

A Maserati driver who had been banned from driving for life received more jail time after he led the traffic police on a car chase while driving under disqualification.

Maserati driver Lee Cheng Yan arriving at State Courts on 24 November 2017. Photo: Hannah Teoh/Yahoo News SingaporeLee, 38, triggered a three-day police manhunt before he was arrested. , a fine of $3,700 and a lifetime driving ban on 28 July 2020. The offences involved Lee dragging a police officer more than 100 metres while trying to escape. At the time, Lee had blamed his offences on a phantom driver

He was placed on bail pending an appeal of his jail sentence until his High Court case on 5 March 2021, although his driving ban took effect from 28 July 2020. He reoffended while awaiting his appeal. Fled traffic police barricadeOn 1 March 2021, he was again filmed around the same area parking his car and alighting from the driver’s seat.

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