21 Jun '11, 1am

DTN Singapore: S$5,000 to Thai girl for goodwill, not compensation: SMRT: Transport operator SMRT has clarified

The people of Singapore were kind to donate over 450K to her. The MRT gave the father 15K which they had clarified are not compensation money but rather on a goodwill to allow the family members to visit her while she is in Singapore hospital and the MRT even arranged transport for the folks while they were in Singapore. Now the father is using those donation money to sue MRT for a total compensation of up to 3.4million Whether they have the right to do that it's not up to us to judge but the Court will judge when the case goes to Court. But the fact is, it was an accident that the victim was also at fault that she had probably not follow the rules by standing beyond the yellow line. The father initially claimed that she fainted but now says someone had pushed her from behind. If someone had pushed her from behind then it's not the fault of MRT. Two days ago a Singapore ol...

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