Couple who bullied old man at Toa Payoh hawker centre charged

A couple who received widespread criticism for bullying and shoving a 76-year-old man were charged in court today (Jun 15).

Chow Chuin Yee, 45, and his 38-year-old wife, Tay Puay Leng were caught on video quarrelling with the elderly Ng Ai Hua for trying to sit at their 'reserved' table at Toa Payoh Lorong 8 Market & Hawker Centre on Apr 21.

Chow even roughly shoved the uncle.

The video promptly went viral and netizens expressed their outrage and disgust at the couple who were subsequently arrested by the police on Apr 25.

Chow is accused of using criminal force by using his body to forcefully barge against Ng, reports The Straits Times.

He is also alleged to have behaved in a disorderly manner by pushing bowls and plates off the table onto the ground.

His wife, Tay was charged with using abusive words on Ng with the intent to cause alarm.

The couple will be back in court on July 12.

Watch the video below.