SINGAPORE- A man who got here dwelling drunk final 12 months flew right into a rage throughout an argument and threatened three of his family members, including his mom, with knives.
The 21-year-old Singaporean pleaded responsible on Wednesday (March 23) to 1 depend of felony intimidation involving the 50-year-old lady and was sentenced to 2 months’ jail.
Two different comparable fees linked to his sisters, then 16 and 22, have been thought-about throughout sentencing.
The offender can’t be named to guard the teenage lady’s identification, as a result of people beneath 18 years previous are lined underneath the Children and Young Persons Act.
The man got here dwelling drunk round 3.30am on Sept 26 final 12 months. He switched on the sunshine and began smoking a cigarette.
His mom and teenage sister, who have been sleeping in the lounge, awoke and noticed cigarette ash falling onto a pile of garments.
An argument quickly started between the man and his mom after she requested him to not smoke contained in the flat.
He then went to the kitchen, picked up a knife in every hand and returned to the lounge. He pointed the weapons at his mom’s neck and mentioned: “I want to kill you.”
He additionally threatened his two sisters with the knives.
Court paperwork didn’t say what occurred subsequent, however the teenage lady referred to as the police and the man was arrested quickly after.