20 Jun '11, 9am

Cook jailed a year for attacking reluctant cabby

Cook jailed a year for attacking reluctant cabby

Sulaimi Ismail was sentenced to a year in jail for punching a cabby several times in the face. -- ST PHOTO: JONATHAN CHOO A COOK got so heated up at a taxi driver who appeared reluctant to stop for him, he gave chase and assaulted the cabby. Sulaimi Ismail was sentenced to a year in jail on Monday. On Nov 7 last year, the 42-year-old was drinking beer with his buddy Alkabar Abdul Rasid, 39, from about noon at the Redhill Market. Sulaimi's girlfriend Siti Amina Abdul Jalil, 25, joined them at 6.30pm. At 8pm , they left the market as she wanted to go to the KK Women's and Children's Hospital to visit her sister, who had just given birth. Along Redhill Close, Sulaimi flagged Mr Ng Weng Soon's taxi but the cabby changed the light on his taxi from green, which means available, to red, indicating he was busy. He passed them and stopped at the red light at the Redhill Close and T...

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