Phoon Chiu Yok Singapore: The case of a woman who allegedly committed a COVID-19-related offense at Marina Bay Sands (MBS) and other locations was adjourned on Thursday (August 12) after a new lawyer was found.
Von Chew Yuk, 54, who faces 22 charges, mostly for not wearing his mask in public, appeared in state courts via a video link from remand. Her case was originally set for a guilty plea on Thursday.
Phoon Chiu Yok Singapore Court Bell Denied
Phoon Chiu Yok was to be convicted, but his new attorney at the law firm UN Law, Mr. Amos Cai, asked him for more time to take instructions. he said he spoke to him for the first time just before the court hearing.
She appeared in court via a video link, wearing a mask under her nose for most of the hearing.Foon gained notoriety after a video circulated online in May interrogating a Safe Distance ambassador at Marina Bay Sands.
She faces a total of 22 charges, most of them in violation of COVID-19 rules, including the charge of appearing in state courts without a mask in May. On Thursday, Mr Kay told the court that Vaughan’s family had engaged to him earlier this week and that they had booked a phone interview for Friday morning. He has been held in pre-trial custody since July 24 after his $12,000 bail was canceled.