23 Sep '11, 2am

Bus grinds to a halt for 20 minutes after fight over phone call

Bus grinds to a halt for 20 minutes after fight over phone call

Ms Lim said she was on the phone on the bus on Tuesday evening when a man told her to 'get lost' if she was going to be 'noisy'. -- ST PHOTO: JOYCE FANG By Tham Yuen-C For about 20 minutes on Tuesday evening, an in-service SBS Transit bus service 14 stayed put in Mountbatten Road with its doors locked. The cause: an onboard squabble between two passengers that led to one of them allegedly body-slamming the other. The bus driver was following instructions from his head office to pull the double-decker over and keep everyone on board until police investigations were complete. It all started when Ms Rachel Lim, 33, riding on the upper deck of the bus on her way home, called her daughter at 7.55pm to say she would be late because traffic was crawling that wet day.

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/...

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