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Two men, aged 61 and 70, were arrested on Tuesday (Nov 2) for allegedly assaulting a bus captain who had told them to put on their masks properly.
The police said they were alerted to the case of voluntarily causing grievous hurt with common intention on Tuesday, at around 10.50am.
The incident involved a bus captain who had allegedly been assaulted by two men on board a bus along Loyang Avenue.
"Preliminary investigations revealed that the two men allegedly assaulted the bus captain as they were angry with him for telling them to don their masks properly," police added.
Through ground enquiries, officers from Bedok Police Division established the identities of the two men and arrested them on the same day.
The police are also investigating the pair for non-compliance with safe distancing measures.
The two men will be charged in court on Wednesday for voluntarily causing grievous hurt with common intention, which carries a jail term of up to 10 years, and a fine or caning.
Those found guilty of breaching the Regulations under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Control Order) Regulations 2020 may face a fine of up to $10,000 and/or a jail term of up to six months.