Headless body case: Husband now on Interpol's wanted list

SINGAPORE - Indian national Harvinder Singh, the husband of a beautician whose decapitated body was found in the Whampoa River on Dec 12, is now on Interpol's wanted list.

The 33-year-old, said to be from Kurukshetra, in India's Haryana state, had left Singapore through the Woodlands checkpoint about half an hour before Ms Jasvinder Kaur's body was discovered.

Officers from the Singapore Police Force are looking for him to assist in their investigations into the death of his 33-year-old wife.

Forklift driver Gursharan Singh, 25, has since been charged in court with Ms Kaur's murder.

He is currently remanded for psychiatric assessment.

He is accused of killing her with an unknown man at a shophouse on Balestier Road some time between 10pm on Dec 10 and 7.33am on Dec 12.

The case will be mentioned in court again on Jan 17, but if convicted of murder, he faces the death penalty.

The Indian national, who was on a Special Pass, was arrested by the police at his workplace on Sims Avenue six days after a trash bag containing Ms Kaur's body was spotted floating in the waterway between McNair Road and St George's Road.

Her head and hands are still missing, and her arms had apparently been mutilated.

Ms Kaur came to Singapore from India in September on a dependant's pass.

Her husband had arrived earlier last February, and was working here as a senior logistics coordinator.

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