01 Jul '11, 1am

Management of Punggol Plaza has apologised to four elderly women who fell in escalator accident earlier this week

Management of Punggol Plaza has apologised to four elderly women who fell in escalator accident earlier this week

Three of the four women who fell while riding an escalator (from left) Madam Cheong Tai, Madam Hoh Peck Tau and Madam Kiong Mok Lan at Mr Andy Lim's house. -- PHOTO: JOSEPH NAIR FOR STRAITS TIMES THE management of Punggol Plaza has apologised to four elderly women who fell earlier this week after the handrail of the escalator they were on suddenly stopped moving. A spokesman for Abundance Development, which owns the mall, said representatives visited the women two days ago bearing gifts - three bags of chicken essence and bird's nest. 'We told them that we are truly sorry to have caused their families so much inconvenience,' he said. 'We understand that the women, because of their old age, are going through a lot of distress and pain.' The company will be picking up the tab for $360 worth of medical bills incurred on the day of the accident for treatment at Changi General ...

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