SINGAPORE – A Russian lady, who was arrested after she was seen drunk outside Orchard Towers shortly after midnight in May 2021, hurled vulgarities at a policewoman in a lock-up.
Daria Sevostianova, 25, was fined $1,600 on Tuesday (April 26) after she pleaded responsible to a harassment cost.
Two different fees, together with one rely of utilizing felony drive on a police officer, have been thought-about throughout sentencing.
Court paperwork didn’t point out Sevostianova’s occupation.
At round 11pm on May 15 final yr, the police acquired a name about two ladies preventing in a rest room on the primary storey of the shopping center in Orchard Road.
It was not said if Sevostianova was one among them. But in keeping with court docket paperwork, she was later seen drunk outside Orchard Towers at 12.02am that night time.
Sevostianova was arrested for being a public nuisance and brought to a lock-up at the Police Cantonment Complex.
Deputy Public Prosecutor Koh Yi Wen mentioned when she later underwent medical examination at the triage space of the lock-up, she hurled vulgarities at a policewoman, who warned her about her language.
Sevostianova additionally threw a blood-stained piece of tissue paper at the officer.
Urging the court docket to condemn her to a fantastic of between $2,000 and $3,000 on Tuesday, DPP Koh mentioned: “The offender here displayed a disregard for authority, verbally abusing and throwing a blood-stained piece of tissue paper at a police officer who was merely discharging her lawful duties.”
Defence lawyer N. Divanan from Phoenix Law Corporation pleaded for his shopper to be given a fantastic of no more than $1,500.
He mentioned that she was injured at the time and was receiving consideration from medical employees.
For harassment, an offender will be jailed for as much as a yr and fined as much as $5,000.