14 foreign workers charged with rioting after fight at Kaki Bukit dormitory
The 14 Bangladeshi workers who allegedly brawled over a cricket match have been charged with rioting.
The men - aged between 25 and 38 - were among 35 arrested after the alleged fight which took place on Tuesday in a dormitory along Kaki Bukit Avenue 3.
According to a police statement, preliminary investigations had revealed that the alleged fight took place between two South Asian groups during the 'live' screening of a cricket match between Bangladesh and the West Indies.
The West Indies won.
At least two of the men who were charged today asked if they could make a phone call to their employers.
These requests were granted by District Judge Kessler Soh.
Bail was set at $10,000 and the 14 men will be back in court next month.
Three Indian Nationals were also charged with affray, and a pre-trial conference date has been set for Wednesday
Police said investigations against the remaining suspects are ongoing.
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