Cases adjourned

Meanwhile, the cases involving Springall and Miller have been adjourned to Jan 11 next year. They are now at the pre-trial conference stage.

Springall allegedly shoved Mr Tan Boon Kin, 57, a taxi driver in the chest on April 11.

He is accused of taking over the cab and driving it away without due regard for the safety of others. The cab crashed into a signage pole on the driveway near the Starbucks outlet in Temasek Boulevard.

Miller, who is believed to be an executive, allegedly punched another cabby, Mr Tay Gek Heng, 45, in the face.

He is also alleged to have behaved in a disorderly manner by jumping on the bonnet of the taxi.

If convicted of hurting Mr Liew, Dahlberg can be jailed 10 years and caned.

If found guilty of taking a vehicle without the owner's consent, Springall can be jailed three months or fined a maximum of $1,000.

And if convicted of behaving in a disorderly manner, Miller can be jailed a month or fined $1,000.

This article was first published in The New Paper.

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