Manager who slapped employee in viral video pleads guilty to causing hurt
The manager of an IT company who was caught on video punching and slapping a subordinate pleaded guilty on Tuesday (Aug 18) to four counts of voluntarily causing hurt.
Lee Yew Nam, 44, from Encore E-Services admitted that he assaulted Mr Calvin Chan Meng Hock, now 31, on four occasions in their office at the iHub at Jurong Town Hall Road between January and May 2013.
Lee had slapped Mr Chan, grabbed his chin and pulled it back and punched his face a few times during this time.
The court heard that he assaulted Mr Chan and scolded him with vulgarities for mistakes the younger man had made at work.
Lee will be back in court on Sept 14.
Read the full report in our print edition on Aug 19.
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