Elderly man bullied by couple at Toa Payoh hawker centre on what he would say to them if they were his kids

The 76-year-old man who was berated and shoved by a couple over a table at Lorong 8 Toa Payoh Hawker Centre on Apr 21 has responded to their wish to apologise to him in person.

Mr Chow Chuin Yee, 45, and Ms Tay Puay Leng, 38, were fined in court on Aug 11 for the use of criminal force and harassment on Mr Ng Ai Hua.

The couple spoke to the media on how "disgusted" they are with their behaviour that day and expressed their wish to apologise to Mr Ng.

Mr Ng, also known as Ivor Ng, spoke to The Straits Times last night at his Ang Mo Kio home.

He said that he accepts the couple's apologies, but does not wish to see them in person.

He said: "The couple have received their punishment and life can move on.

"It is all water under the bridge now. I just hope it can be a lesson to them."

Speaking on how the couple are around his own children's age, Mr Ng said that if he was their father, he would have taken them to task:

"I would scold them for quarrelling over a seat," he said.

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