3 arrested for conspiring to commit murder in Pasir Ris

3 arrested for conspiring to commit murder in Pasir Ris
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Police have arrested three men, aged between 32 and 37, for attempted murder on Sunday night (June 21).

According to a statement by the police, a 28-year-old man made a police report at about 9.30pm on Sunday, saying that he had been assaulted by two strangers at the multi-storey carpark at Blk 747A Pasir Ris Street 71.

The victim also informed police that the two men, together with another unknown man, had fled the scene when his cries for help attracted the attention of passers-by.

In a police ambush, officers arrested the first suspect, a 37-year-old man, at Balestier Road on June 22 at about 1pm.

After further investigation, officers arrested two other suspects, both 32, at an Aloha Changi chalet on the same day at about 9.50pm.

During the arrest, items such as a meat mincer, chainsaw, kitchen knives, gas cooker, gas cylinder tank, a tool set, trolley bags, plastic sheets, cable ties, cleaver, aprons, chopping board and rubber boots were seized from the chalet.

At about 6.40am on Tuesday morning, the police were alerted to an abandoned vehicle at the basement carpark of Changi Airport Terminal 3.

A white Mitsubishi multi-purpose vehicle was found and preliminary investigations by the police suggest that the vehicle is linked to the case.

Police are also looking for 29-year-old Myanmar National, Aung Aung, to assist in investigations. According to the police, Aung Aung left Singapore on Tuesday morning.

If convicted, the suspects face a jail term of up to seven years, and shall also be liable to a fine. They also face a jail term which may extend to 14 years and a fine, if they are found to have caused hurt.

Anyone with information on Aung Aung or the case can contact the police at 1800-255-0000 or submit the information online at www.police.gov.sg/CrimeStopper.

All information will be kept strictly confidential.

stephluo@sph.com.sg

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