SINGAPORE - Two men who were originally charged with attacking a man have had their offences upgraded to murder after the victim died in hospital.
Muhammad Daniel Abdul Jalil and Radin Abdullah Syaafil Radin Badruddin, both 22, were remanded for investigation on Tuesday (May 24).
Daniel was initially on bail. Their occupations are not known.
The two men were charged last month with causing grievous hurt, but are now accused of causing the death of 34-year-old Navarro Dorian Regis.
According to court documents, the incident happened outside Orchard Towers at about 6am on April 1. Daniel had punched Mr Regis in the face until he lost consciousness and sustained traumatic brain injuries.
Mr Regis died from his injuries on May 16.
Daniel also faces another charge of causing grievous hurt to Mr Goudal Pierre-Eric Jules, at about the same time and place as the incident with Mr Regis.
The details of the two victims are not known.
If convicted of murder, Daniel and Radin face the death penalty, or life imprisonment and caning. Their case will be mentioned in court next Tuesday.Both men will be represented by lawyers.