Indian Origin Lawyer Fined Rs 80,000 For Drink Driving In SingaporeAugust 10, 2018 17:34
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Indian Origin Lawyer Fined Rs 80,000 For Drink Driving In Singapore:- A senior government lawyer in Singapore has been nabbed on Friday for drink driving and has been fined Rs 80,396 (SGD 1600). He has been banned from driving for one year. The lawyer belongs to Indian origin and he admitted that he had an alcoholic cocktail at a pub before going home. The lawyer has been identified as Jeyendran Jeypal and the 39-year-old lawyer pleaded for minimum punishment in the court.
Jeyepal has been working as a deputy senior state counsel in Singapore’s Attorney-General’s Chambers. He has been cooperative when stopped by the cops after which a breathalyser test has been done. Traffic Police Division revealed that he had 48 mg of alcohol in every 100 ml of breath. Jeyepal defended that he had to attend his friend's birthday party and he took alcohol after he was forced. The judge imposed a fine of SGD 1600 and banned him driving for a year.