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Six women charged over K Box brawl

Five of the accused charged with rioting in addition to causing hurt.

SINGAPORE: Six women aged between 18 and 30 years old were on Friday (June 27) charged with causing hurt to another person, while five of them were charged with rioting at a karaoke lounge at Orchard Cineleisure.

According to court documents, the five women – Chinese nationals Wu Huamin, 18 and Qiu Zhulin, 28; Singapore permanent residents Liu Jiabao, 30 and Wang Xi, 23; and Singaporean Ding Jiao, 28 – were allegedly part of an unlawful assembly with a common object to cause hurt to 19-year-old Ms Zheng Lu at the K Box karaoke lounge on May 3.

Wang faces a second charge of kicking and punching Ms Zheng with another Chinese national, Wu Huachun,19, on May 2.

The six women will return to court on July 21 for a pre-trial conference.

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