Cement-mixer driver in horrific Tampines accident gets 2 weeks jail, driving ban

The cement-mixer driver who caused the death of siblings Nigel Yap Yew Cheong and Donovan jailed for two weeks, banned for driving. (Yahoo Photo)

The man who had caused the death of the two brothers in Tampines a year ago was reportedly jailed for two weeks on Monday.  

According to The Straits Times, cement–mixer driver Munir Mohd Naim will also be banned from driving all vehicles for five years upon his release.
The 57-year-old had pleaded guilty after causing the death of Nigel Yap Yew Cheong, 13, and his seven-year-old brother, Donovan, who was the pillion rider when Nigel was cycling along Tampines Street 45 at 5:43pm on Jan 28 last year.
The boys were hit by a cement truck when the driver was making a left turn from Tampines Avenue 9 into Tampines Street 45.
The report said that Munir had not paid due care and attention, and had failed to look out for the boys before hitting them.
The horrific incident had shocked Singapore when it happened early last year.
Gruesome photos of the incident – one showed a boy’s body lying on the road beside a badly dented bicycle - were widely circulated online, sparking concern from netizens including Singapore blogger, Kinmun Lee (better known as Mr Brown). He asked people to stop sharing them as the boys parents might see the pictures.