31 Aug '17, 8am

Singapore jails unruly, drunk Australian for six months

Singapore jails unruly, drunk Australian for six months

A view of trees standing in the transit area during a media tour of Changi Airport Terminal 4 in Singapore July 25, 2017. (Reuters file photo) - + SINGAPORE -- A Singapore court on Thursday sentenced an Australian man to 6-1/2 months in jail for assaulting airport police officers and other offences during a two-week drunken binge. Handcuffed with his feet in chains, Jason Peter Darragh, 44, pled guilty in Singapore State Court to four charges, including one count of using criminal force. The catalogue of misdemeanours began on April 20 at Singapore's Changi Airport when Darragh assaulted a policeman while on a stopover en route to Cebu, Philippines. The next day, Darragh was charged for causing "annoyance" to a member of the public at the city-state's party district and for using "abusive words" to a police officer. He was finally charged on May 1 with "causing annoyance" ...

Full article: http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/world/1316415/singapore-j...

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