Mother of businessman slain by father-in-law seeks over $5,000 a month from his killer

Madam Tham Poh Kwai, the mother of victim Spencer Tuppani, is seeking at least $5,050 a month from Tan Nam Seng.
Madam Tham Poh Kwai, the mother of victim Spencer Tuppani, is seeking at least $5,050 a month from Tan Nam Seng.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - The High Court has resumed hearing a case in which a mother is seeking more than $5,000 a month in damages and losses from an in-law who is now in jail for fatally stabbing her son.

Madam Tham Poh Kwai, 64, said she was dependent on her son, Mr Spencer Tuppani, 39, who was stabbed in the chest outside a Telok Ayer Street coffee shop in July 2017 by his father-in-law, Tan Nam Seng.

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