Two men arrested in connection with Geylang unnatural death

Police have arrested two suspects in connection with the death of a man in Geylang.
Police have arrested two suspects in connection with the death of a man in Geylang. PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Two men have been arrested in connection with the death of a 41-year- old man at Geylang Lorong 24A on Sunday (July 9), the police said in a statement on Monday (July 10) night.

The Bangladeshi suspects are 30 and 34 years old and were apprehended following ground enquiries and investigations by the Police.

The 34-year-old suspect's identity was established on July 9 and he was arrested on the same day. Officers subsequently identified the 30-year-old suspect and arrested him on July 10.

The 34-year-old will be charged in court on July 11 for the offence of voluntarily causing grievous hurt under section 325 of the Penal Code.

Investigations against the other suspect are ongoing.

The 41-year-old man's body was found in a Geylang alley on Sunday (July 9) morning.

According to evening daily paper Lianhe Wanbao, which visited the scene and spoke to eyewitnesses, an argument broke out between two groups of men at a 24-hour coffeeshop nearby.

The man was seen trying to resolve the dispute. However, he was later found dead.