SINGAPORE - A 16-year-old has been charged on Wednesday with voluntarily causing grievous hurt in the lunchtime brawl at the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) College West. Muhammad Zuhairie Adely Zulkifli used a bread knife with a 35cm blade to slash the victim, Ahmad Nurthaqif Sahed, at ITE College West along Choa Chu Kang on Tuesday at about 12.30pm. The bread knife, if used as a weapon of offence, is likely to cause death. He slashed the victim's left arm, fracturing his elbow bone. It was reported that the fracas was presumably over a girl. Footage of the fight, recorded by students, was circulated widely on social media. Muhammad Zuhairie was offered a bail of $15,000, but the bailors must be his parents. If he is out on bail, he faces a 10pm to 6am curfew. He will appear in court again on April 8. If convicted , he faces a jail term of up to 15 years and may be fined and caned.
The issue discussed here is about a boy who slashed another boy with a bread knife over a girl. I feel that the boy who used the bread knife is too rash, doing things without thinking. If he had done some thinking, he would not have hurt the other person. Even if he was on the verge of exploding, very angry, he should remain his calm and composure and not do things that he might regret later in life, not act to something quick in his mind when he is angry. I think that he need to have a stronger self control on oneself as all this trouble is because he lack self control and lose or gave himself to his raging emotions thus resulting in an incident. He need to think before he act. In life, if we did not have control on our emotions and actions, we will end up doing something dumb, brainless for when we are angry, we have many negative thoughts which is only during that period of time and not for the whole life thus we have to realize our emotions and control our actions for our teachers taught us that our thoughts become our actions and our actions become our habits and affects our future. Everyone needs to be trained to show more self control. The boy failed to become the example of the example of more self control but the example to others. In my actual life I have accidentally said something hurtful to my friends when I am angry and now I lost that friend and have to regret my actions. However, I think the punishment of up to fifteen years jailed up is too serious on him for everyone have make mistakes. We can keep calm by taking a deep breath and stopping to think for a while.