Dina Huang Chih Yung (30), a Taiwanese woman living in Singapore was taken to court today or allegedly assaulting a security guard, attempting to assault a taxi driver. She also verbally abused them. Dina abusing the security guard and the taxi driver went viral in December last year.
She allegedly attempted to assault cabbie Cheng Teck Wei and allegedly verbally abused him outside the Skysuits@Anson condominium at Enggor Street on 7 December at about 11pm. She is also accused of assaulting security guard Jeiv Anay Alimthu, allegedly by biting, hitting and kicking her.
Facebook user Scheena Pil said that the security guard who was assaulted by the foreigner incurred a medical bill of over $179 for her treatment.
Facebook user Isaac Cheng first shared the video of a woman, hitting a security guard for detaining her for evading to pay her taxi fare.
Police later confirmed that they were alerted to the incident at 11.10pm on 7 Dec and that they are investigating the case as one of voluntarily causing hurt.
The video clip shows the woman kicking and slapping the security guard, an older Indian woman. When the security guard refused to let her off even after the assault, the woman can be heard saying ‘I f***ing carry money’ before hurling more expletives at the security guard. The video also showed the the guard sustained bruises from the assault.
Isaac described the woman as being drunk and the one filming the incident can he heard saying ‘she will surely go to prison for this (assault)’. Two other men were in the video clip. One is seen desperately trying to intervene and protect the security guard from being assaulted. He was asking all parties to wait for the police to arrive. The other man in the video is the affected cabbie.
The Union of Security Employees (USE) also responded to the incident in its Facebook and said that it “expects all stakeholders to show respect to our security officers and reiterate that any form of abuse towards the officers is unacceptable.” USE further added that that the security officer works for one of its unionised agencies and that it has offered assistance to the company.
Taxi fare evader, Enggor Street, Skysuites @ Anson Condo.Don't let the classy looks and nice dressing fool you. It is the words that comes out from the mouth and actions that determines who you really are.
Posted by ROADS.sg on Wednesday, 7 December 2016
In a a video which surfaced earlier, the same woman can be seen behaving in the same fiercem rude manner with the cabbie she has a fare dispute with. She can be seen trying to kick and slap the taxi driver.
Dina faces a jail term of up to two years and a fine of up to $5,000 if convicted of assault. She faces up to six months’ jail and a fine of $5,000 for each count of verbal assault.