The Singapore Police Force (SPF) arrested a Malaysian male (23) with suspicion of the murder of a woman found dead at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal last month. The man is to be charged on Wednesday (21 Dec)
The woman body was found in a drain at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal on Friday (25 Nov) morning, she was later identified as a cleaning supervisor who worked at the ferry terminal.
Her body was found by another cleaning supervisor in 2m-deep drain near her rest area with injuries on her neck and stomach, a gold bracelet and necklace she was used to been seen wearing were missing when she was found out.
SPF said the suspect was arrested in Malaysia with the help of Royal Malaysian Police (RMP) last Sunday. He was handed over to Singapore authorities on Monday evening.
SPF gave a statement on Tuesday saying, “The Singapore Police Force wishes to express our gratitude to the for rendering their utmost support to this case, leading to the arrest of the murder suspect in Malaysia. The SPF will continue to work closely with our foreign law enforcement partners to bring such fugitives home to face justice.”
He will be charged with murder under Section 302(1) of the Penal Code, Chapter 224. If convicted, he could face the death penalty.