Man who rode motorcycle while naked gets 2-year treatment

Yeo Qi Wei, 25, had on 11 March pleaded guilty to one count of trespass and two counts for appearing naked in public. Another five charges were taken into consideration for sentencing. (SCREENSHOT: Sean/YouTube)

Yeo Qi Wei, 25, experienced on 11 March pleaded guilty to one count of trespass and two counts for showing up bare in general public. Yet another five charges had been taken into thing to consider for sentencing. (SCREENSHOT: Sean/YouTube)

SINGAPORE — A gentleman who was spotted driving a motorcycle bare final year was given a two-calendar year required cure order on Thursday (5 May well).

Yeo Qi Wei, 25, will go through psychiatric therapy at the Institute of Psychological Health and fitness (IMH) underneath the courtroom buy in its place of serving jail time. The local community-dependent sentencing option is ordinarily specified to accused people with psychiatric ailments.

Yeo, who was diagnosed with bipolar affective problem, was assessed by IMH, which described that there was a “significant contributory link” between his problem and his offences.

On 11 March, Yeo pleaded responsible to just one rely of trespass and two counts below the Miscellaneous Offences Act for showing naked in community.

A different 5 expenses, which include attempting to cease passing cars alongside Penang Highway although unmasked, failing to wear a helmet while riding his bike, and failing to use a mask at a carpark in Toa Payoh where he appeared naked, have been regarded all through sentencing.

These offences, dedicated from 9 to 10 June previous year, came to mild after the police acquired at the very least eight stories of Yeo currently being witnessed naked in public all-around Singapore. Pics and video clips of him in the nude taken by bystanders also went viral on the internet.

On 9 June, a absolutely-clothed Yeo was noticed at Singapore Buying Centre by a stability guard at the premises. He had claimed that he was heading to the fifth floor for a therapeutic massage, but the guard spotted him on the fourth floor through closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage.

The guard afterwards followed him and listened to a loud seem. He noticed that the doorway to a co-doing work room was destroyed and uncovered Yeo inside the region, which belonged to Workcentral.

According to court docket documents, Yeo had been captured on CCTV forcing open up the door, connecting his notebook to a Television set then watching it. He did not make any restitution for the injury he brought on, which was far more than $1,500.

In one of the offences on 10 June, a private employ driver had in the early several hours of the morning observed Yeo, clad only in his underwear, strolling around at an open up-air carpark at Block 212, Lorong 8 Toa Payoh.

Yeo later walked in the direction of the driver, taken out his underwear, and climbed onto the car or truck. Later, he clambered off the car, leaving his underwear on it, and rode off on a motorbike bare.

For showing nude in a public location, Yeo could have confronted a maximum jail sentence of three months and a fantastic of up to $2,000.

A person who is convicted of felony trespass faces a optimum jail sentence of 3 months and a high-quality of up to $1,500.

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