Singapore’s SMRT files defence against lawsuit by family of Thai girl who lost legs

Raffles Place, Singapore

Raffles Place in Singapore. Photo: Ramir Borja. CC BY-SA 3.0.

Singapore’s SMRT has filed its defence in the S$3.4million (Bt86 billion) lawsuit brought against the transport operator by the family of the Thai student whose legs were severed after she fell onto the Ang Mo Kio MRT Station tracks in April.

The Today newspaper last Friday reported that the SMRT, in its writ, reiterated that all the safety warnings and precautions were in place and that the distance that the train travelled after the driver slammed on the brakes was within “safety specifications”.

Read more: The Nation

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