Brothers 'had no interest' in 5-room flat, says 91-year-old widow

The 91-year-old woman suing her two daughters over her five-room Housing Board flat, claimed her sons did not care who owned the property.

Madam Eileen Chia Yoke Mui, took the stand on Thursday - the fourth day of a court hearing on a family dispute. She was grilled by defence lawyer Alfred Dodwell for two hours on Thursday as he tried to show that it was brothers Eric Goh Wai Mun, 69, and Evan Goh Wyming, 65, who pressured the widow into starting legal proceedings.

She told the High Court that she and late husband Dennis Goh Chin Chye had no favourites. Mr Dodwell tried to show, however, that the brothers had a vested interest in who owned the property. He focused on the events that took place after the transfer had already been effected in April 2010, and the brothers' respective financial affairs.

Madam Chia is asking the court to declare invalid her and her late husband's move in 2009 to share the Clementi property with sisters Yvonne Goh Mei Ling, 62 and Madam Yvette Goh Meich'ang, 52.