Home News Parents of man who allegedly threw wine bottle that killed elderly man,...

Parents of man who allegedly threw wine bottle that killed elderly man, plead for leniency

Gosling's parents describe him as a "considerate" and "thoughtful" man without a "malicious bone in his body"




- Advertisement -

The parents of Australian Andrew Gosling have pleaded for leniency after their son was arrested and charged with causing the death of a 73-year-old man.

On August 18, 73-year old Nasiari Sunee was at the BBQ pit of Spottiswoode 18 condominium when he was struck on the head by a glass bottle.

Nasiari passed away the following day in the hospital.

47-year-old Gosling turned himself in and was subsequently arrested only 10 days later for his suspected involvement in the case and charged with causing death by a rash act.

- Advertisement -

His mother stated that she did not know why Gosling had not contacted the police immediately, and “believ[ed] he did not realise the severity [of what happened]”.

According to a Mothership report, she told the media, “perhaps he was just fearful and had no one to turn to as he was alone in Singapore”.

According to 7News, Gosling’s mother, Pam Gosling, said her son was a “loving” and “caring” man, and did not have a “malicious bone in his body”. Gosling’s parents, pleading for leniency, also described him as a “considerate” and “thoughtful” man.

Gosling’s mother added that throwing the glass bottle out of the window had merely been an “act of mischief” on the part of her son, reported nine.com.au.

His mother also stated that he was “clearly distraught and in suffering”, and “in tears as he did not expect his act to cause the death of someone”.

The Mothership report also added that he is currently undergoing psychiatric assessment, according to the Gosling family, and the resulting psychiatric report will establish if he is fit to enter a plea.

A court hearing in two weeks will decide if Gosling can post bail.

However, the currently incarcerated Gosling might reportedly not want to be bailed out as he “fears for his safety”.

Gosling faces up to five years in jail if found guilty. /TISGFollow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to news@theindependent.sg 

- Advertisement -

Couple arrested in S’pore for suspected involvement in baby dumping case

Singapore – A man and a woman, both 25 years old, were arrested by the police for allegedly dumping the body of a newborn in Taiwan in 2019. The police confirmed that the pair were taken into custody on Apr 28 following...

Leong Mun Wai rudely shut down by DPM Heng and Speaker Tan Chuan-Jin

Singapore -- Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat and Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin rudely cut short Non-Constituency MP Leong Mun Wai's questions during the debate on the Significant Infrastructure Government Loan Act (Singa) Bill on Monday (May 10). Mr Leong noted...

How did Singapore grow?

Call it a series of coincidences but my maternal granduncle passed away. While the timing was not something he planned, his death took place a day or two after Singapore Press Holding’s (SPH) CEO, Mr Ng Yat Chung, gave his now...
Follow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to news@theindependent.sg