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Kovan murders: Suspect arrested at popular JB eatery

Published on Jul 14, 2013 7:35 AM
The Singgah Selalu restaurant in Jalan Skudai where the suspect, Iskandar Rahmat, was arrested on Friday night along with another man. Unknown to the two, plainclothes Malaysian police officers had been watching them. -- ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

Two days after he fled Singapore, the law finally caught up with murder suspect Iskandar Rahmat at a seafood restaurant he knew well.

Restoran Singgah Selalu, an eatery popular with Singaporeans, was located at Danga Bay, a waterfront area just minutes from the Causeway.

The operations manager of the 24-hour restaurant, Mr Azhar Abu Bakar, told The Sunday Times yesterday that he recognised Iskandar because he had been there several times before with a small group of friends.

On Friday, he was seen talking to a friend at about 11pm outside the seafood joint.

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