Suspect in Bedok double murder arrested in Indonesia: Reports

Suspect in Bedok double murder arrested in Indonesia: Reports

The suspect in the double murder of an elderly couple in their Bedok flat has reportedly been nabbed.

Indonesian Khasanah, 41, who was earlier believed to have fled to her home country by boat, was caught in Jambi province last night (June 27), Lianhe Wanbao reported.

The Chinese evening daily quoted Indonesian news portal Tribrata News as saying that a tip-off had led police to Khasanah's whereabouts.

She was first tracked to an internet cafe, where she was reading online news articles about herself. Police then followed her to a hotel and arrested her there.

Valuables including jewellery, five watches and money in eight currencies were found in her possession.

The suspect, who was the victims' maid, has admitted to killing Chia Ngim Fong, 79, and Chin Sek Fah, 78, according to Tribrata News.

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