07 Feb '12, 6am

Makiyo in hot soup after drunken fracas leaves cabby in intensive care

TAIPEI: Taiwan singer-actress Makiyo has become embroiled in a nasty scandal after her male Japanese friend Takateru Tomoyori drunkenly attacked a cabby in Taiwan on Thursday last week, reported Taiwan media. Makiyo's party, which consisted of Tomoyori and two other female friends, then left the badly injured cabby Lin Yu Jun behind and boarded another cab. The 55-year-old cabby is currently under intensive care at the Taipei Medical University Hospital for his head injuries. Makiyo later claimed in a press conference that Tomoyori had demanded that Lin exit the vehicle and later hit Lin, because the cabby had been very rude and had brushed his hand across her chest, when she leaned forward to pay the cab fare. Accompanied by her mother, Makiyo, who is currently out on NT$30,000 (S$1,200) bail, then met with the cabby's wife on Sunday and offered a tearful apology as repor...

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