SINGAPORE: Four men and a woman have been charged with rioting in relation to an incident which happened along Rochor Road on June 16.
The five allegedly assaulted fourth—year SIM Global Education student Jerome Loy Xue Song.
Loy was driving along Hill Street around midnight last Saturday when he was allegedly taunted by a group of motorcyclists.
Those charged on Monday are: 24—year—old Mohammad Yassin Abdul Latif, who is unemployed, 21—year—old national serviceman Mohammad Zulfadly Zainoldin, 23—year—old waitress Siti Khadijah Hussain, 23—year—old front desk receptionist Shadikin Noordin and 24—year—old dispatch rider Muhammad Firdouz Saiman.
They were allegedly part of an illegal assembly where some or all of them used violence on 24—year—old Loy by punching and hitting him with a metal bracket.
A police spokesman added that investigations against the remaining five suspects are on—going.
The prosecution has asked for the cases to be adjourned, pending the victim’s medical report.
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