15 Aug '11, 2am

Foreign worker foils armed robbery, gets stabbed

Foreign worker foils armed robbery, gets stabbed

HE INTERVENED when a man harassed a female clerk at a convenience store. But what Mr Durairaj Babu didn't know was that the man was actually a robber - one armed with a knife. The foreign worker was then stabbed in the back so hard that the blade broke. Even so, the would-be robber continued slashing at his face before running off, leaving behind his mobile phone which lead to his arrest. Last Friday, Malaysian Lim Cheng Chan (below), 27, was sentenced to 2 1/2 years' jail and six strokes of the cane after he was found guilty of one count of armed robbery with one charge of voluntarily causing hurt taken into consideration. More in The New Paper today (Aug 15). PICTURE: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE

Full article: http://www.tnp.sg/content/i-didnt-know-he-had-knife

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