Little India riot: Bus lady to quit job: Husband

Little India riot: Bus lady to quit job: Husband

Madam Grace Wong Geck Woon, the bus coordinator caught in the midst of Sunday's riots, is going to quit her job, her husband said.

Speaking over the phone, Mr Alan Wee, 50, said his wife was still shaken from the incident and is afraid of going back to work.

"She's afraid she might get attacked again if she goes back to Little India. Especially now that her face is all over the papers," he said.

Madam Wong, 38, said she would be resting at home for the next five to six days before going back to hand in her resignation.

When The New Paper called her last evening, Madam Wong said she was thankful to the foreign workers who helped her onto the bus when the violence broke out.

She did not want to say any more when pressed. "I'm very stressed, please stop talking to me," she said.

Meanwhile, the bus' management company, BT & Tan, was seen by TNP covering up the company logo on its buses.

One of its buses was the one which ran over Indian national Sakthivel Kumaravelu on Sunday night in Little India, an incident which sparked the riot.

The company's logo could be seen on videos of the incident, which has gone viral.

When TNP visited an industrial estate in Ang Mo Kio where some of the company's buses were parked, white tape was seen pasted over the logos.


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