19 Apr '11, 8am

Man fractures brother-in-law's arm for neglecting dog

Man fractures brother-in-law's arm for neglecting dog

Lousi Goh (above) pleaded guilty to causing grievous hurt to Mr Yap Kwang Fue and was sentenced to 11/2 years in jail and three strokes of the cane. -- ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW BELIEVING that the Shih Tzu he asked his younger sister to look after had been abused, Louis Goh attacked his brother-in-law on March 9, 2009 and fractured his victim's right arm in two places. On Tuesday, the 34-year-old cabby pleaded guilty to causing grievous hurt to Mr Yap Kwang Fue and was sentenced to 11/2 years in jail and three strokes of the cane. A district court heard that Goh handed the Shih Tzu to his sister sometime in 2007 but grew unhappy with the standard of care. When he found out that the dog had been hurt in a collision with a cyclist in 2009, he decided to punish Mr Yap. Soon after 9am on March 9 that year, he drove from his Ang Mo Kio flat to his sister's home in Jurong West St...

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