2 men, 22 & 23, arrested for suspected stabbing of another man, 22, in Kampong Gelam

Police were alerted to the case at around 2:57am on Mar. 17.

Nigel Chua | March 17, 2023, 10:40 PM

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A man, 22, was allegedly stabbed in the wee hours on Friday morning, along Aliwal Street in Kampong Gelam.

Police were alerted to the case at around 2:57am on Mar. 17.

The man was found with laceration wounds on his right chest, and conveyed conscious to Tan Tock Seng Hospital.

Through follow-up investigations, aided by images from police and CCTV cameras, police officers were able to identify two male suspects, aged 22 and 23.

The men were arrested, said the Singapore Police Force (SPF) in a statement on the case on Mar. 17.

They will be charged in court on Mar. 18 for voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapon, which is punishable under Section 326 of Penal Code.

The maximum penalty for the offence is life imprisonment, or imprisonment for up to 15 years, along with caning and/or a fine.

"The Police take a zero tolerance approach towards such acts of violence and will not hesitate to take action against those who blatantly disregard the law," said SPF.

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