Man who stabbed elderly woman over 110 times executed

SINGAPORE - A man convicted of stabbing a 69-year-old woman to death in 2005 has been executed, police said on Friday.

39-year-old Muhammad bin Kadar had his death sentence carried out today at Changi Prison Complex.

On May 6, 2005, Muhammad bin Kadar stabbed a woman more than 110 times while robbing her in her flat.

He was convicted of murder and sentenced to death on April 7, 2009.

The Court of Appeal dismissed his appeal against conviction on July 5, 2011.

On September 29 last year, after hearing further arguments, the Court of Appeal dismissed his application for re-sentencing under the new death penalty regime and affirmed the death penalty.

His petition for Presidential clemency was also turned down.

Police said in a statement that he was represented by counsel throughout the legal process.