For causing hurt to a person in endanger personal safety a Chinese national was given a 24 days prison sentence. Chang Lihui, 33 couldn’t get her boarding pass at the airport flung a signage at a Singapore Airlines (SIA) ticketing staff to vent her anger.
On 11/6, it was reported that she wanted to collect her SIA ticket at Changi Airport which she used a family member’s credit card to book. Ms Sharin Chan Suet Gek,30 noticed that details on passport didn’t tally with details on credit when Lihui passed her passport and her family member’s credit card.
When questioned who the holder of the credit card was, Chang responded that it owner’s was a family member in Beijing, China. She could not authenticate who the person was nor confirm whether the owner had agreed to the buying. She could also not reach the holder of the credit card, as she said that she did not have a mobile phone to call the person.
When told courteously by the kiosk staff that she cannot get her boarding pass as she cannot validate the holder of the credit card, she became furious and started flinging rude words towards the SIA staff. She got a male colleague to enlighten the condition with Chang, but she continuously throw abuse at them. When told that a reimbursement would also take some time to procedure, Chang became even more furious, and threw a “Counter Closed” sign, gauging 26cm by 6cm, at the victim. It smash the victim’s face and she shrieked in pain. She was bleeding from cuts on her left eye brow and nose bridge.
Chang was arrested at her hotel the next day. As she has already been in remand since 1 July, Chang can already be released.