Malaysian fugitive returns to the scene of the crime in Singapore - 38 years later

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 29 Mar 2018

Nearly 38 years after Malaysian Seow Lam Seng (in red) escaped arrest after being found in possession of a firearm, he returned to the scene of the crime, escorted by the police.ST PHOTO: BENJAMIN SEETOR.

SINGAPORE: In 1980, 25-year-old Malaysian Seow Lam Seng escaped arrest after being found in possession of a firearm.

Police officers had noticed him and an accomplice behaving suspiciously in the vicinity of the Sin Po Po bar in Tanjong Katong Road. As the cops drew near to check on them, the other man, 30-year-old Lee Ah Fatt, drew his pistol and aimed it at the officers.

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