Motorcyclist Spotted Fleeing from TP in Viral Video Arrested For Weapon Possession


Last Updated on 2023-04-03 , 9:42 am

Running from the police is usually not a good idea because it rarely works out. 

Well this man in Geylang probably didn’t get the memo.

Not only did he lead two Traffic Police (TP) officers on a motorcycle chase, he then took off on foot after a collision. To make it worse, it was caught on camera.

Here’s what you need to know.

Video Of The Incident

A video posted on the Facebook group SG Road Vigilante shows a part of the incident. A speeding motorcyclist can be seen crashing into a traffic light pole, with a TP officer hot on his heels.

Undeterred by the collision, he gets up and takes off on foot, and a TP officer disembarks his own motorcycle to give chase. Another TP officer pulls up and gets off as well before the footage cuts off.

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The clip has since gained more than 1,300 likes.

Comments speculated exactly what happened, with people alleging that he had committed a serious offence, explaining his desperation to run away.

Others were curious about the outcome of the incident, questioning whether he really did manage to run away (he didn’t).

What Really Happened

On 29 March, at around 11.55 pm, TP officers stopped the motorcyclist for a vehicle check. 


Refusing to comply, he sped off instead, leading the officers into a high-speed motorcycle chase that spanned about a kilometre. 

He collided with a traffic light while making a turn, and proceeded to flee on foot down Lorong 22 Geylang, before the officers caught him in Lorong 24 Geylang.

When officers searched him, they found that he was armed with a sharp weapon about the length of a palm. 

He was then arrested for possession of a weapon and other traffic-related charges. 

According to Shin Min Daily News, their avid reader Mr Ho had witnessed the incident, and said that the man had tried to run away and evade arrest.

But in the end, he still could not escape the law. 

The man was sent to the hospital in a conscious state, and further police investigations are underway.

Similar Incidents

In another incident involving Traffic Police, a man who had been stopped for suspected traffic violations also attempted to flee, dragging the TP officer along the road in the process.

During the checks, the driver, Mr Heng Yong Qin, had driven off suddenly and dragged the officer along with his moving car over 75.2 metres of road, causing him to suffer multiple injuries. 

His car was found abandoned later on, and he was arrested anyway.


Prior to this, Heng had been wanted by the Central Narcotics Bureau for the consumption of methamphetamine. 

He was sentenced to six years and 36 days’ in jail with three strokes of the cane for his charges, including voluntarily causing hurt to a public servant.