Kovan double murder trial kicks off

Madam Ong Ah Tang, 66, widow of the elder Kovan murder victim Tan Boon Sin and mother of the younger victim Tan Chee Heong, preparing to leave the Supreme Court yesterday with her son Tan Chee Wee after testifying during the first day of the murder t
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Madam Ong Ah Tang, 66, widow of the elder Kovan murder victim Tan Boon Sin and mother of the younger victim Tan Chee Heong, preparing to leave the Supreme Court yesterday with her son Tan Chee Wee after testifying during the first day of the murder trial.

Policeman Iskandar Rahmat is on trial for the shocking double murder of father and son in July 2013. Madam Ong, a housewife, was calm and composed when she took the stand yesterday. She became emotional only when asked to describe her late husband.

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