Man charged with Pandan Loop murder

Man charged with Pandan Loop murder

Indian national Thiruppathi Veerapperumal was yesterday charged with the murder of a fellow countryman in Pandan Loop.

The 26-year-old is alleged to have caused the death of technician Murugaiya Suresh Kumar at Pandan Loop along an exit leading to West Coast Highway between 10.10pm and 10.33pm last Saturday.

The victim, also 26, was an employee of Poly NDT, which does testing and inspections of parts such as ship hulls. He had injuries to his head and neck.

He was found lying motionless on the ground by police. Blood stains were reportedly splattered along the road, and also on the nearby fencing.

The accused told the court he did not commit the offence.

He is remanded for further investigation and his case will be mentioned again on Sept 3.

This article was first published on August 28, 2014.
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