SINGAPORE – After a night of drinking, an intoxicated 32-year-old woman slapped and punched a Singapore Civil Defense Force (SCDF) paramedic who was told not to touch ambulance equipment.
After the accused was found unconscious in front of a parked taxi, paramedics woke her up.
A Filipino was sentenced to a week in prison on Tuesday after pleading guilty to charges of using criminal force against a public official.
A separate count of nuisance in public while intoxicated was considered for her sentencing.
The court heard that on November 18 last year, around 8:00 pm, de Gracia went out drinking with a friend.
The taxi driver found her lying on the ground in front of his car around 5:30 a.m. the next day. asked for
SCDF paramedic Muhammad Izzuddin Mohamad Sapri soon arrived with two colleagues.
When she didn’t respond to his verbal commands, he squeezed her shoulder to wake her up.
De Gràcia then hobbled with 30-year-old Isuddin to the ambulance and held her from falling.
After fiddling with the door handle, she opened the side door of the ambulance and began pulling one of the stretchers.
When the paramedics insisted he stay away from ambulance equipment, she muttered incoherently and hit him on the right thigh.
She also punched him in the right shoulder before quickly walking off towards Block 120 Ishun Ring Road.
Izdin later reported feeling pain in his shoulder, but continued working until the end of his shift.
De Gracia was caught around 7:00 a.m. after police searched the area.