31 Aug '17, 3am

Australian man in Changi Airport scuffle pleads guilty to offences

SINGAPORE - The Australian man who was caught in a viral video tussling with policemen in Changi Airport Terminal 2 earlier this year was jailed for six months and two weeks on Thursday (Aug 31). Jason Peter Darragh, 44, who is jobless, pleaded guilty to assaulting a policeman and using criminal force on the officer's colleague at around 12.30am on April 20. He also admitted that he had hurled vulgarities at a third officer on April 26 and annoyed a woman in public five days later while he was out on bail. Seven other charges for offences including mischief and using threatening words on public servants were taken into consideration during sentencing. Get The Straits Times newsletters in your inbox Sign Up Darragh flew from Perth and reached Singapore in the afternoon on April 19. He consumed alcohol at Changi Airport before going to Clarke Quay where he continued drinking...

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