Kovan double murder: Ex-cop on death row wants lawyers to face disciplinary tribunal

Ex-policeman Iskandar Rahmat, who stabbed to death a 67-year-old businessman in his home in 2013 as well as his 42-year-old son, being escorted in a car by police officers on July 15, 2013.
Ex-policeman Iskandar Rahmat, who stabbed to death a 67-year-old businessman in his home in 2013 as well as his 42-year-old son, being escorted in a car by police officers on July 15, 2013.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - An ex-policeman who was sentenced to death in 2015 for a crime that came to be known as the Kovan double murder has asked the High Court to review a decision by the Law Society to turn down a complaint he had filed against his lawyers.

Iskandar Rahmat, a 14-year veteran in the police force, stabbed to death a 67-year-old businessman in his home in 2013 as well as his 42-year-old son, who chanced upon the crime.

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