Men swing glass bottles at one another and throw each other onto oncoming traffic in violent Orchard fight; police classify case as rioting


A 25-year-old has been arrested for rioting after he was involved in an alarming fight at Claymore Road, near Orchard Towers, on Saturday (10 Mar).

Videos of the fight that have been escalating shows two men engaged in an altercation before one of them swings what looks like an empty glass liquor bottle at the other man’s head, hitting his neck. The bottle falls to the ground when the first assailant tries to swing it again and the man who was hit by the bottle picks it up.

Posted by Kesh Kanth on Monday, 12 March 2018

A second video shows the man who was hit in the neck throwing the glass bottle with great force at the man who swung the bottle at him.

As traffic flows heavily, another man joins the fray and attacks the man who was hit in the neck before he, himself, is thrown onto a moving bus. The third man appears to have injured his back due to this and can be seen walking, after this point, clutching his back:

Posted by Kesh Kanth on Monday, 12 March 2018

It remains unclear exactly what caused the dispute.

The second video appears to be surveillance camera footage that is dated 10 March 2018. A police spokesman confirmed this and told reporters that they were alerted to a case of rioting at Orchard Road 9.32am that day: “A 25-year-old man was conscious when conveyed to Tan Tock Seng Hospital and was subsequently arrested in relation to the case.”



    • You are way too naive. You don’t understand street fights. It’s anything goes, whether it’s chairs, bottles, sticks and even knives. You still think this is a match inside a ring with a referee? Lol!

  1. I don’t get it. 2 men or even 3 fighting is classified as “rioting”? Then recently 4 senior men was fighting in the coffee shop in Yishun is charged with what?

    Supposing I was fighting with a person. Another bystander see liao beh song and decided to land one or two punches at us. So 3 fighting now. Total punches thrown at each other is not more than 10. So all 3 will be charged for rioting? Jail time and caning? No joke? Amazing Singapore.

    • it is rioting cause its gang clash zha puey siao and the other one got taiji with one another not some bystander see then anyhow throw punch they fight for reason.Gang clash=rioting 2 men also can be counted as riot.