Man arrested in headless body murder at McNair Road

Man arrested in headless body murder at McNair Road
Police are searching for 33-year-old Indian National, Harvinder Singh (inset), to assist in investigations into the murder of Jasvinder Kaur, whose decapitated body was found in Whampoa River on Dec 12.

SINGAPORE - Police have arrested a 25-year-old Indian national and are trying to locate another suspect, in connection with the murder of woman, whose decapitated body was found in Whampoa River on December 12.

The victim is believed to be 33-year-old Jasvinder Kaur, a female Indian National.

Police said in a statement that a headless body was found inside a canal near Blk 110 McNair Road on December 12. The victim's hands had also been severed from the wrists.

A male suspect has been arrested and will face court on the charge of murder on Friday.

A second suspect, 33-year-old Indian National, Harvinder Singh, is also being sought. Harvinder Singh had left Singapore shortly before the death of Jasvinder Kaur was reported, police said. Authorities in neighbouring countries have been notified to trace his whereabouts.

Anyone with information on Harvinder Singh can come forward and contact the Police at 1800-255-0000. Information can also be submitted via www.spf.gov.sg/CrimeStopper. All information will be kept strictly confidential.

ljessica@sph.com.sg

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