Updated: 12/20/2013 18:24

Decapitated woman: Husband's friend charged with murder

Decapitated woman: Husband's friend charged with murder

A 25-year-old man accused of murdering a 33-year-old woman faces the capital punishment if convicted. 

Indian national Gursharan Singh was charged this morning with the murder of Jasvinder Kaur, also an Indian national, between 10 December and 12 December. 

The alleged murder took place at 228A Balestier Road. 

Gursharan is said to have committed the offence with another man, who is on the run. 

The case will be heard again on 27 December. 

On 12 December at about 7.30am, Police were notified of the female body in the canal near Block 110 McNair Road. 

They found the deceased's head missing and both hands severed at the wrists. 

Authorities are currently looking for a 33-year-old Indian national, Harvinder Singh, said to be the dead woman's husband, to assist with police investigations.

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