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Woman charged with possessing weapons after stabbing herself outside St Hilda's Secondary School

A composite of a screengrab of the incident outside St Hilda’s Secondary School on Monday evening, as well as the two knives seized by the authorities after the woman’s arrest.

A composite of a screengrab of the incident outside St Hilda’s Secondary School on Monday evening, as well as the two knives seized by the authorities after the woman’s arrest.

A 53-year-old woman who stabbed herself in the stomach in an incident outside St Hilda’s Secondary School was charged on Wednesday (Sept 21) during a court hearing convened at her hospital bed.

Juliana Abdul Kadir, a Singaporean, is accused of having a 21cm-long knife and a 13cm-long penknife blade in public on Monday evening.

She currently faces a single charge of possessing offensive weapons in a public place under the Corrosive and Explosive Substances and Offensive Weapons Act, and has been remanded for psychiatric observation.

She will return to the State Courts on Oct 12.

A video clip of the incident, which circulated on social media, showed a woman holding and waving a knife outside the secondary school along Tampines Street 82.

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