Inmate who attacked prisons officer jailed, caned

Inmate who attacked prisons officer jailed, caned

Yahoo Singapore·2018-01-10 07:10

Angered that disciplinary action would be taken against him, an inmate attacked a prisons officer, punching and kicking him repeatedly even after the officer had fallen to the ground.

At the State Courts on Tuesday (9 January), Mohamad Farhan Tajuddin, 27, was jailed five years and seven months and given three strokes of the cane after pleading guilty to causing hurt to deter a public servant. He also pleaded guilty to four other charges of criminal intimidation, failing to report for a urine test, possession of a knife and drug consumption.

According to court papers, Farhan had been in remand at Changi Prison when the assault took place on 8 December 2016. 

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