Updated: 07/13/2013 01:26

DPM says police will spare no effort in Kovan murder case



Tan Boon Sin, the father who was killed in the Kovan double murder on July 10.

Tan Boon Sin, the father who was killed in the Kovan double murder on July 10.

Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean says he has asked police to spare no effort to make sure that justice is served in the Kovan double murder case. 

In a statement, Mr Teo, who's also Home affairs Minister, said he's been getting regular updates from the Commissioner of Police. 

He described the case as very shocking. 

Mr Teo said his sympathies go out to the family of the two who died. 

The body of a 67-year-old man was discovered in the vicinity at Hillside Drive on Wednesday, and the body of a 42-year-old was found outside Kovan train station. 

The suspect behind the murders is still at large. 

The Police had ealier assured the public that the two murders at Kovan have been assessed to pose little risk to general public safety. 

Police said the public should also refrain from making unfounded speculations as this may cause undue alarm and additional distress to the loved ones of the deceased. 

Police investigators are examining all available evidence, including witnesses' accounts.

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