Salesman charged with Bt Merah murder

SINGAPORE: A 38—year—old motorcycle salesman has been charged with murder.

Phua Kok Khoon allegedly caused the death of 25—year—old Firman Hamik Abdul Halem at an industrial park in Bukit Merah Lane 2 at about 6pm on May 28.

Mr Firman, who was a mover, was found injured at the scene.

He died later in Alexandra Hospital.

Phua’s case will be heard again on June 6.

If convicted of murder, he faces the death penalty.

— CNA/al