Kovan murders: Suspect arrested at popular JB eatery

SINGAPORE - The operations manager of the 24-hour restaurant, Mr Azhar Abu Bakar, told The Sunday Times yesterday that he recognised Iskandar because he had been there several times before with a small group of friends.

Police said on Saturday night that the suspect will be charged in Court on Monday at 9.00 am.

Kovan murders: Exclusive video footage of Iskandar Rahmat at JB restaurant before arrest

He was wearing jeans and a black T-shirt and his right hand appeared bandaged. The time stamp of the videos was between 9.23pm and 9.24pm on Friday night. 

From elite cop to murder suspect
By Jennifer Dhanaraj, Maureen Koh and Elizabeth Law
The New Paper

A check revealed that Iskandar Rahmat was declared a bankrupt a day after a double murder in Kovan on Wednesday in which a father and his son were killed.

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Kovan murders: Shock, disbelief at cop's arrest
By Terrence Voon, Assistant News Editor
The Straits Times

A 14-year veteran of the force and a member of the Bedok Police Division, he was facing financial difficulties and disciplinary proceedings. Checks showed that the married man was declared bankrupt last Thursday, a day after the murders.


Kovan murders: Suspect declared bankrupt last week
By Jalelah Abu Baker
The Straits Times


Documents also revealed that he owed more than $62,000 to OCBC Bank, and that his financial troubles started as early as June last year.


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