ComfortDelGro driving student barred from lessons after punching incident

ComfortDelGro driving student barred from lessons after punching incident

The driving instructor involved in the incident suffered a cut on his lip and was sent to hospital, says ComfortDelGro.

SINGAPORE: A student has been barred from driving lessons at ComfortDelGro, after he was caught on video purportedly hitting an instructor, said the centre on Thursday (Nov 5).

In a Facebook video posted by "Sam Hap" on Wednesday, a man is seen walking up to another before punching him in the face. By-standers are also seen intervening in the video.

Trainee punched driving instructor.

Posted by Sam Hap on Wednesday, 4 November 2015


In response to media queries, ComfortDelGro's Group Corporate Communications Officer Tammy Tan said the incident happened on Nov 2.

"A learner punched one of our driving instructors in what was an unprovoked attack. Our driving instructor suffered a cut on his lip and was conveyed to the hospital," she said, adding that he is currently on medical leave.

Ms Tan also said that a police report has been made.

Source: CNA/dl