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Updated: 07/02/2013 18:09 | By Channel NewsAsia

Youth involved in Orchard Cineleisure slashing case faces one more charge

Youth involved in Orchard Cineleisure slashing case faces one more charge


Youth involved in Orchard Cineleisure slashing case faces one more charge

SINGAPORE: One of the youths accused of rioting with a deadly weapon in the Orchard Cineleisure slashing case now faces an additional charge.

Twenty-three-year-old Mizra Abdul Azman was on Tuesday charged with being a member of a secret society since end-2009.

If convicted, he faces a jail term of up to three years and S$3,000 fine.

This is on top of his original charge of rioting with a parang on June 15 this year at Orchard Cineleisure at about 9pm.

Mizra allegedly committed the offence with four others. They are said to have hurt 20-year-old Wilson Siau by slashing him with the parang.

If found guilty of rioting, Mizra faces a maximum punishment of 10 years and caning.

His case will be mentioned again on July 23.

- CNA/fa

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