60-year-old man arrested in alleged fatal stabbing at Boon Tat Street


SINGAPORE – A man involved in an alleged stabbing incident at Boon Tat Street on Monday (July 10) has died, and a 60-year-old man has been arrested.

The police said it received a call at 1.22pm asking for assistance at 27 Boon Tat Street.

Upon arrival, a 39-year-old man was found lying motionless and conveyed unconscious to Singapore General Hospital. He was pronounced dead at 2.13pm.

A 60-year-old man has been arrested in relation to the case, the police said, and investigations are ongoing.

A kitchen trainee working next door said at about 1.30pm, he heard from his colleagues that there was a commotion outside.

The 25-year-old who gave his name as Ah Bao told TODAY he stepped out to take a look and saw a man lying in a pool of blood. He claimed the attacker was a male.

Another eye witness said the victim left a blood trail on the street. 

Restaurant assistant manager Ibrahim Abdul Rahman, 37, who was working at one end of Boon Tat Street, said: “I saw the (victim) holding (his) chest with blood all over. He look very critical. After a few moments, the ambulance came and took him away.”


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