20 Jan '14, 10am

Singapore Student charged to court over usage of socket at MRT station

Singapore Student charged to court over usage of socket at MRT station

I just really wanted to share my views over something my friend encountered just recently, which I thought I should share it with others. She was at one of the SMRT control stations waiting for a friend, when her phone battery was running low. As she saw some sockets available, she did not think much about it and proceeded to charge her phone while waiting. Suddenly, the control station guy informed her that the sockets are not permitted for public usage. She removed her plug immediately. However, things did not end there, when the guy informed her that she would be charged for this. The first time she went to court, the judge advised her to write a letter to appeal to SMRT, considering how minor this issue was. The appeal failed, and the second time she went to court, she was then fined $400. I just felt really unfair for her, considering the fact that she has no idea the...

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