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Three charged with alleged attack on Korean nationals at Bras Basah

Three men were charged in a district court on Friday for their alleged roles in an attack on three Korean nationals on a walkway along Bras Basah Road on January.

SINGAPORE: Three men were charged in a district court on Friday for their alleged roles in an attack on three Korean nationals on a walkway along Bras Basah Road on January.

Lee Wei Jian, Desmund Luo Zhi Kai and Kenneth Tien Ming Cheong -- aged between 18 and 24 -- were allegedly part of a group made up of four other unknown men.

The group, or some of its members, were accused of using weapons such as a wooden pole and beer glasses in an attack on Mr Bang Hee Hwan, Mr Choi Jung Jeong and Mr Choi Jewook.

The three Koreans -- all aged 26- - had been patrons of a club along Bras Basah Road. They suffered facial injuries and were taken to hospital.

The three accused persons have been remanded for further investigations, and will be back in court on February 14.

If convicted of rioting with a deadly weapon, they face a jail term of up to seven years, and caning.

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