SINGAPORE — Two men and a woman were arrested for hurting a police officer during a brawl at Envy Dance Club located along Sentosa Gateway on Sunday morning (Nov 12).
TODAY understands that the three suspects, all aged 23, were club-goers.
Videos of the incident, which happened around 4.30am, subsequently went viral on social media, with one garnering close to a thousand shares by Tuesday (Nov 14). In that video, bouncers of the club dressed in black and club-goers were seen throwing punches at one another, while some were throwing carafes and glasses at others.
In a news release on Sunday morning, the police said that an officer was punched during that incident.
“An officer from Clementi Police Division, who was performing a routine patrol at a public entertainment outlet along Sentosa Gateway, tried to stop a dispute but was assaulted by two 23-year-old men. A 23-year-old woman also grabbed the officer and punched him,” said the police.
The three were charged in court on Monday (Nov 13) for voluntarily causing hurt to deter a public servant from his duty.
If found guilty, they could be jailed for up to seven years, a fine or/and caning.