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     FrontPage Edition: Sat 25 Feb 2006

Suspected gunman in Serangoon Ave murder arrested in KL


Suspected Gunman Arrested For Serangoon Ave 4 Murder

The Royal Malaysia Police (RMP) have arrested a man believed to be involved in the murder of Lim Hock Soon early this morning at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Two other men and three women had also been arrested during the raid.
On 25 February 2006 at about 4am , RMP conducted a raid at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur . Two Singaporean men, one Malaysian man and three Malaysian women were arrested.
Amongst the six was 39-year-old Tan Chor Jin, who was on our wanted list for the murder of Lim Hock Soon at Serangoon Ave 4 on 15 February 2006 . He fled Singapore shortly after the murder, together with another accomplice, Ho Yueh Keong who is still at large.
The other 42 year-old Singaporean man arrested is believed to be involved in a separate murder which took place near a coffeeshop at Blk 233 Yishun St 21 on 2 February 2005 .
All six subjects are currently in the custody of RMP. We are in contact with our Malaysian counterparts on the status of the two Singaporeans arrested.
Director Criminal Investigation Department, Senior Assistant Commissioner Lock Wai Han said, ^Since the commission of the Serangoon murder, our officers have been working round the clock to establish the whereabouts of the two suspects. We have sought the assistance of our Malaysian counterparts, as well as the Police forces in the neighbouring countries to look out for the two men. We would like to thank RMP for their support rendered to us in tracking down Tan Chor Jin. This, once again, showcased the close cooperation between the two forces in the fight against crime. ^
5 February 2006 @ 5.00pm

Source: Media Release 25 Feb 2006

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