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Reader: No more soggy, lukewarm Prata?
Sure, but there’s something else.
Reader: Sharing delicious meals with your close friends?
Reader: Random fights between drunk uncles who have nothing better to do than punch each other?
Fight Broke Out at Bukit Batok Coffee Shop
On Friday night (19 June), while most residents were celebrating the beginning of Phase 2 with a meal with friends or a drink at a bar, four men took this opportunity to punch and kick the living daylights out of each other.
According to CNA, the fight occurred at Blk 157, Bukit Batok St 11 at about 10.40pm.
A video of the fight was posted on the Facebook page Sg-share together, with the caption “Fight at coffee shop”.
The video starts out with two men cursing at each other, while another flings a beer bottle at one of the antagonists.
A fight then ensues as the two men start punching each other like a pair of inept MMA fighters before a third man joins in to help his friend out.
The third man, who’s bald, then kicks the younger man after he falls to the ground, literally kicking him when he’s down.
Another man, who was presumably feeling a little left out at this point, joined in to thrash the young man whom the two other uncles were beating up.
So it was now three uncles against one young man.
A tad unfair, don’t you think?
The three uncles continue to punch and kick the poor man on the ground until one off-camera woman shouts “Stop!”.
3 Men Arrested
Three Singaporean men, aged between 48 and 50, have since been arrested for affray, according to CNA.
Considering their ages, it’s likely that it was the three uncles who were attacking the younger man in the video who were arrested.
In addition to this charge, they will be investigated for possible breaches of safe distancing measures.
Always remember to wear a mask and practise safe distancing while fighting like a maniac.
For the offence of affray, the three men could be jailed for up to one year, fined up to S$5,000, or both.
Police investigations are ongoing.
This may come as a shock to you, but this wasn’t the only fight that occurred on Friday night.
Two Other Fights In Holland Village
Two Singaporean men aged 22 were arrested on Sunday (21 June) for their “suspected involvement’ of a fight that broke out in Holland Village on Friday night.
A drunk 26-year-old Singaporean was also arrested for causing annoyance to the public at the same place.
Yes, on the very first day that Singapore entered Phase 2, after two months of residents complaining about their inability to go out, three separate fights broke out, five people were arrested, and one restaurant was ordered to close because they failed to enforce safe management practices.
This is why we can’t have nice things.
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