30 Nov '16, 9pm

Jail, caning for attack on restaurant supervisor - The Straits Times

A dispute between two well-known North Bridge Road Indian-Muslim restaurants turned into a violent vendetta when the owner of one eatery allegedly hired a supposed secret society chief to slash a rival's face. Singapore Zam Zam owner Zackeer Abbass Khan allegedly paid $2,000 to alleged Sio Ang Koon secret society headman Anwer Ambiya Kadir Maideen, who owns As-Safeera Restaurant in Serangoon. He, in turn, allegedly told gang member Joshua Navindran Surainthiran, 23, to carry out the vicious assault, which left Victory Restaurant supervisor Liakath Ali Mohamed Ibrahim with a permanent scar. The victim, who previously worked for Zam Zam from 1985 to 2004, had a 7cm cut over his right upper lip, extending to his cheek. Joshua, who pleaded guilty to five out of 10 charges - including for using criminal force against a policewoman and spitting on her in a separate incident - wa...

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