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Indian gets 10 months jail, canning for attacking cook over payment of food

SINGAPORE: An Indian-origin guy in Singapore was once on Friday sentenced to 10 months of prison, at the side of six strokes of the cane and a high quality of 3,000 greenbacks for attacking a cook at a stall right here closing yr after being asked to pay for the meals he ordered, in line with a media report.

At the court, Murugan Joseph, 45, pleaded guilty to five charges, together with voluntarily causing hurt with a weapon, possessing a weapon, using insulting phrases, mischief and theft.

The incident came about closing yr when jobless Murugan and two of his Indian friends went to a meals stall and ordered rotis (chapatis), Channel News Asia reported.

Murugan has also been fined three,000 Singapore greenbacks.

Once the meals was once ready the three had been asked to pay by means of the stall assistant, however he was once informed that they did not have any cash to pay for the order they placed.

Infuriated that the assistant did not give them any meals, Murugan and his friends faced him for greater than 10 minutes, the report quoted the deputy public prosecutor Shenna Tjoa as announcing within the court.

Following the altercation, Murugan and his pal left the stall however returned again to invite for the meals. But they had been refused.

Hearing the loud argument, the cook, Revi Jose Vibin, stepped in.

As the altercation grew, Murugan took a knife and slashed the cook on the left side of his head, leaving a deep minimize.

Following the incident, the three males had been arrested and booked for the crime.

A blood pattern taken from Murugan showed that he was once intoxicated on the time of the assault.

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