S'porean actor Shane Pow charged with drink driving

The incident apparently happened on Sep. 17, 2020.

Fasiha Nazren | April 22, 2021, 12:40 PM

Mediacorp actor Shane Pow was charged in court today (April 22) for drink driving.

According to charge sheets seen by Mothership, he was driving a motorvan along Java Road towards Nicoll Highway on Sep. 17, 2020 at around 11:20pm, with at least 49mcg of alcohol in 100ml of breath.

This exceeds the limit of 35mcg of alcohol in 100ml of breath.

Fine of up to S$20,000

This isn't his first run-in with the traffic law.

On July 30, 2014, Pow was convicted of an offence of drink driving of the Road Traffic Act.

If convicted again, he could face a driving ban of at least five years as a repeat offender.

Pow could also face a jail term of up to two years and a fine between S$5,000 and S$20,000.

Back in Oct. 2020, it was reported that Pow was one of the 13 individuals that attended actor Jeffrey Xu's birthday celebration.

Under the Covid-19 (Temporary Measures) (Control Order) Regulations 2020 as of Oct. last year, households were limited to receiving up to five visitors at any one time, a restriction that has since been updated, with the current limit set at eight visitors per day.

Those who are have found to have breached the rule are liable to a fine of up to S$10,000, a jail term of up to six months, or both.

Top image from @shanepowxp on Instagram.