Suspect arrested after slashing incident in Little India

SINGAPORE (CNA) – A 24-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly slashing another man on his back along Rowell Road in Little India.

The police said they were alerted to the case on Wednesday, adding that the victim was taken conscious to Tan Tock Seng Hospital.

“Preliminary investigations reveal that both the man and the victim are known to each other, and the man allegedly had a dispute with the victim before the incident,” said the police in a news release on Friday.

Police investigations are ongoing. The suspect was charged with voluntarily causing hurt with a dangerous weapon.