Forklift driver jailed for causing man's death after dropping steel bars on his head

A forklift driver who dropped steel bars on a lorry driver's head at CWT Logistics Hub 3 at Tanjong Penjuru was sentenced to 14 months' jail on Oct 23.

Stomp reported on the tragic accident that happened on May 9 this year after photos and videos of the incident circulated online.

The video showed the moment when the steel bars fell down on lorry driver, Amarasingam Subramaniam, 54.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

For his rash act causing death, the 52-year-old forklift driver, Tay Poh Seng was sentenced to 14 months' jail. He pleaded guilty.

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