Police arrest another 2 men in connection with Pandan Loop murder

Police arrest another 2 men in connection with Pandan Loop murder
(Inset) Indian national Thiruppathi Veerapperumal was the first to be charged with the murder of a 26-year-old technician at Pandan Loop. Two more suspects have been arrested, police said on Friday.

SINGAPORE - Police have arrested another two men, aged 27 and 28, in connection with the death of a 26-year-old male Indian National at Pandan Loop on August 23, 2014.

According to a police statement, the two suspects will be charged in Court on August 30 for the offence of Murder under Section 302 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224.

The victim, Mr Suresh Kumar, was found dead at an industrial estate there on Saturday night. He was an employee of Poly NDT, which does testing and inspections of parts such as ship hulls, reported The Straits Times.

A 26-year-old man was subsequently arrested in connection with the death.

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Pandan Loop murder: Police arrest man
The Straits Times
August 27, 2014

26-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of an Indian national, also 26, at Pandan Loop, police revealed last night.

The victim, Mr Suresh Kumar, was found dead at an industrial estate there on Saturday night. He was an employee of Poly NDT, which does testing and inspections of parts such as ship hulls.

According to the police, who have classified the case as murder, a call for help was made at about 10.30pm on Saturday.

On arriving near the company's office at 60 Pandan Loop, police found Mr Kumar lying motionless on the ground. Blood stains were reportedly splattered along the road, and also on the fencing of a nearby construction site.

Mr Kumar was pronounced dead at 10.53pm by paramedics at the scene.

He had suffered trauma injuries to his head and neck, and was found with a deformity on his left hand, said a spokesman for the Singapore Civil Defence Force.

It is believed that he was attacked even though his possessions were not taken, said a report in Chinese evening newspaper Shin Min Daily.


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