NEW CHARGES AGAINST INDIAN FT WHO DECAPITATED A WOMAN AND DUMPS HER INTO WHAMPOA RIVER

26 years-old Indian national Gursharan Singh was arrested and accused in court of murdering 33 year-old beautician Madam Jasvinder Kaur. Her decapitated body was found floating in the Whampoa River.

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Prosecution had originally leveled one charge against Gursharan, but the courts ruled on Friday that Gursharan would be given a discharge not amounting to an acquittal. Prosecution later tendered two more charges against Gursharan for causing evidence of a murder offence to disappear and for failing to report the offence to a police officer.

Between 11th to 12th December 2013, Gursharan, together with another Indian national Harvinder Singh, who is the victim's husband, were accused of murdering Madam Kaur at a Balestier Road house. Gursharan later disposed of the body in the Whampoa River near Block 110 McNair Road.

Madam Kaur's body was found in a rubbish bag floating in the river between McNair Road and St George's Road. Her head and hands are missing, but her arms were heavily mutilated.

Bail of $50,000 was offered to Gursharan, who is due to appear in court on 20th March.

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Straits Times

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