Two men investigated for fighting with motorcycle helmets at Woodlands Checkpoint
Police said the fight stemmed from queue-cutting along the viaduct leading to the departure motorcycle zone
SINGAPORE — Police are investigating two men who had allegedly fought with their motorcycle helmets at the Woodlands Checkpoint.
They said in a media release on Friday (5 May) that they received a report of an online video showing the two men fighting at the land checkpoint. The incident is believed to have occurred last Friday (28 April).
In the 21-second video posted on the Beh Chia Lor – Singapore Road Facebook page, two men are seen exchanging blows with their helmets near the motorcycle lanes.
"Preliminary investigations revealed that the fight stemmed from queue-cutting along the viaduct leading to the departure motorcycle zone at Woodlands Checkpoint," the police said.
"Following that, both men allegedly pushed their motorcycles against each other before getting off their motorcycles and fighting with their helmets."
With the assistance from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority, the identities of the two men, aged 32 and 47, involved were established.
Police said they were both detained while entering Singapore on Wednesday. Both are being investigated for affray, and could face a jail term of up to one year and/or a fine of up to $5,000.
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