Murder Singapore SINGAPORE COURTS 

Woman’s appeal over $25m assets rejected

The top court dismissed a woman’s appeal against a High Court decision which found she had tricked her husband into signing a deed of trust that would have left him a pauper and their infant son a millionaire. The assets included a $25 million inheritance from his late mother who was murdered in an unrelated incident barely a week before he signed the deed. The man, identified in court papers as BOK, had signed the deed on March 26, 2014, while he was grieving over his mother who was killed…

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Man found dead after fight reported at Geylang Road; 1 arrested for his alleged murder

SINGAPORE: A 29-year-old man was found dead after a fight was reported along Geylang Road on Friday morning (Jun 15). The police have classified the incident as a murder and a 30-year-old man has been arrested in relation to the case. The police said in a news release that they were alerted to a fight at 218 Geylang Road at about 7.50am. The victim was found lying motionless and pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene. Channel NewsAsia understands that he had visible head injuries. The suspect will be charged in…

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American charged with manslaughter in Pattaya

PATTAYA: Police have charged an American who allegedly punched an Australian who died later in the resort town on Friday evening. While Jose Polanco Jr, 44, an American national, was at Ruby club on Pattaya 6 Road in Bang Lamung district, he saw Benjamin Robb, 43, an Australian national, argue with Roong-arun Sangsuwan, a Thai woman. Mr Robb then squeezed her neck and lifted her off the ground until her face turned blue, police said. At this point, Mr Polanco intervened and a dispute followed. Mr Polanco punched Mr Robb’s…

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Zainab murder: Riots in Pakistan’s Kasur after child rape and killing

Seven-year-old Zainab was raped and murdered Two protesters have died in rioting over the latest in a series of child murders in the Pakistani city of Kasur. The body of seven-year-old Zainab was found in a rubbish dump on Tuesday, several days after she went missing. She had been raped and strangled. Angry demonstrators say the authorities are doing little to stem the spate of abductions, sexual assaults and killings. Police in Kasur say there have been 12 similar murders in the past two years. They say five of them…

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Couple who tortured Annie Ee: Prosecutor could not charge them with murder, says AGC

Tan Hui Zhen (left) was sentenced to 16-and-a-half years’ jail, while her husband Pua Hak Chuan received a sentence of 14 years’ jail and 14 strokes of the cane. (Photos: Singapore Police Force)  SINGAPORE: The prosecutor overseeing the Annie Ee case – the intellectually disabled waitress who was tortured to death by a husband and wife – could not charge the couple with murder, the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) said in a statement on Monday (Dec 18). Housewife Tan Hui Zhen and her husband Pua Hak Chuan were convicted earlier this month of assaulting Ms Ee,…

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How police solved ‘legless body in suitcase’ murder

Rasheed Muhammad (left) and Ramzan Rizwan, both from Pakistan, were sentenced to hang on Feb 17, 2017, for murdering a compatriot to recover money that they had lost to him in a game of cards.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBA SINGAPORE – When a legless body wrapped in black trash bags turned up in a suitcase in Syed Alwi Road in 2014, forensics officers worked through the night to examine the evidence. “We had to transport the bags back to our office very carefully,” said senior crime scene specialist Geraldine Ng, 30. “Any…

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48-year-old man arrested for Teck Whye Crescent murder

A man in his thirties was found dead at Teck Whye Crescent on Aug 16 morning. (Photo: Wong Pei Ting/TODAY) 16 Aug 2017 11:46AM (Updated: 16 Aug 2017 12:40PM) Share this content SINGAPORE: A 48-year-old man has been arrested for the murder of a 35-year-old man in Teck Whye Crescent on Wednesday (Aug 16). In a statement, police said they received a call at about 4.40am requesting for assistance at the roadside of Block 165A, Teck Whye Crescent. Upon arrival, they found the victim lying motionless on the ground. He…

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Boon Tat stabbing: Accused sent for psychiatric evaluation

Suspect’s family to get him a lawyer by next court date; victim cremated yesterday  The man accused of murdering his son-in-law before a lunchtime crowd in the Central Business District on Monday was taken back to court yesterday. The prosecution asked that Tan Nam Seng, 69, be remanded at the Complex Medical Centre in Changi Prison for psychiatric assessment. The judge agreed to the request. Tan was charged on Wednesday with causing the death of Mr Spencer Tuppani, 38, a former director of port operations and logistics service provider TNS…

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Gunmen in Thailand kill eight in village chief’s home

Thai police say eight people died after gunmen opened fire inside a village chief’s home, in a rare mass shooting. The incident took place on Monday in the southern province of Krabi, which is popular with tourists. Police said the gunmen, who wore military-style clothing, had demanded to search the house. The attackers held those in the home, including the chief, captive for several hours before shooting them and fleeing in a car. Three people were also seriously injured in the attack, which police believe stemmed from a personal dispute.…

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Boon Tat Street murder victim sold ‘everything he owned’ to save business

The victim of the fatal Boon Tat Street stabbing managed to turn around a shipping business on the brink of bankruptcy during the 2007-2008 economic crisis. Mr Spencer Tuppani, 38, who was the chief executive officer of TNS Ocean Lines, told August Man magazine in 2014 that he sold “practically everything he owned” to keep the company afloat. It became profitable again in 18 months, and by 2014, its turnover had exceeded $100 million. Mr Tuppani was a finalist of the Outstanding Entrepreneur Award at the SICCI-DBS Singapore Indian Entrepreneur…

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