08 Jul '11, 7am

Chomp Chomp stall holder jailed for attack with ladle (via ST iPhone App)

Chomp Chomp stall holder jailed for attack with ladle (via ST iPhone App)

A hawker at Chomp Chomp food centre in Serangoon Gardens hit another hawker with a ladle, fracturing her right forearm. -- PHOTO: ST SIMMERING tension between two stall holders of Chomp Chomp food centre in Serangoon Gardens boiled over early in 2011, resulting in a ladle being used as a weapon of offence. In the hands of an infuriated Yeo Teck Heng, 52, the metre-long ladle hit 50-year-old Ng Siew Kin's right forearm hard enough to fracture it. Yeo, who used to run Daily Fresh BBQ Chicken Wing & Spring Chicken, was jailed 14 months on Friday for the Feb 8 incident. The wooden-handled ladle with a diameter of 4cm also hit 12-year-old customer Ng Siew Khim, giving her a swelling on her head. The charge for causing hurt to the girl through a rash act was considered by the judge when the sentence was passed. Yeo has been in remand since Feb 11. His prison term will be backdat...

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