SINGAPORE - A 65-year-old man was arrested on Saturday (Oct 13) for causing public nuisance and voluntarily hurting public servants.
The police said that they responded to a complaint from a member of the public at 11.30am on Saturday about a man who was asking the public for money at 1 Geylang Serai.
The Straits Times understands that the man was Mr Zeng Guoyan, also known as the "Parrot Man".
When police officers engaged the man, he allegedly became uncooperative and refused to comply with officers' instructions despite repeated warnings.
The police said that during the arrest, he turned violent and hurt two officers.