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Singapore jails Indian worker who bit off bystander’s fingertip in drunken brawl

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Singapore jails migrant worker who bit off bystander’s fingertip in drunken brawl

Indian national Thangarasu Rengasamy bit down so hard on the victim’s finger that it was partially amputated. The severed part was never foundThe victim, aged 50, had been trying to break up the fight when his finger ‘inadvertently entered Thangarasu’s mouth’, the court heardSingaporeTODAYPublished: 10:06am, 18 Sep, 2023Why you can trust SCMP

A bystander who tried to separate two men fighting after a drinking session in Singapore had part of his finger bitten off by one of the brawling pair.

Indian national Thangarasu Rengasamy, 40, was sentenced to 10 months’ jail on Friday after pleading guilty to voluntarily causing grievous hurt by biting the victim’s left index finger.

At the time of the incident, Thangarasu was an excavator operator living at a migrant worker dormitory in Kaki Bukit.

On April 22, he had been drinking alcohol with a friend near their dormitory at a popular spot for foreign workers to socialise.

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