SINGAPORE: A 21-year-old man was charged on Wednesday (Oct 9) with slashing a man's face with a knife at Orchid Hotel, scarring him.
The victim sustained a 5cm "permanent facial disfiguration" after the incident, charge sheets said.
On Oct 3, Wong Kian Hong allegedly slashed the left side of Mr Poh Say Hong's face at about 4pm at Orchid Hotel.
Wong fled the scene, but was arrested along Orchard Road five days later, police said.
Mr Poh, 31, was conscious when taken to Singapore General Hospital.
If found guilty, Wong could be jailed for up to 15 years and fined or caned for voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapon.