05 Aug '11, 8am

#Hooligans beat up elderly man who asked them to smoke elsewhere

#Hooligans beat up elderly man who asked them to smoke elsewhere

A STOMPer's 65-year-old dad was beaten up by a group of men when he asked them to smoke elsewhere. The beating left the elderly man with a fractured finger, bruised back and a black eye. The STOMPer gives us the details: "On August 4, at 8 pm, my father who lives along Seah Street (Opposite Raffles Hotel) was beaten up by group of four to five men. "The incident was triggered by a misunderstanding over excessive smoking by these men at the stairwell of 31 Seah Street. "My father, who lives on the third level unit, had amicably approached one of these smokers to ask them to smoke elsewhere as the smoke has risen up the stairwell from the second level to his third level unit, making it unbearable for him. "These men had used the narrow stairwell, almost completely enclosed with little ventilation, to smoke. These men often smoke in the stairwell, in between their mahjong ses...

Full article: http://singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg/stomp/sgseen/this_urban...

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