07 Mar '11, 3am

S'pore police arrested 9 men who were attending the funeral of a notorious gangster in Clementi

S'pore police arrested 9 men who were attending the funeral of a notorious gangster in Clementi

Nine people were arrested at the funeral of a notorious gangster last Friday. -- PHOTO: WANBAO THE police have arrested nine men who were among some 500 people attending the funeral of a notorious gangster in Clementi last Friday. In a statement to the media yesterday, the police said the nine men, aged between 21 and 41, were arrested for suspected involvement in gang activities and that investigations are proceeding. The men were among the huge crowd of family members and friends who had gathered at Block 611, Clementi Street 1, where the wake and funeral procession of Woon Eng Kong was held. The 48-year-old Woon, better known as 'Amara Ah Chang', had died under mysterious circumstances in Johor after being on the run from the Singapore authorities for almost a year. After he was arrested for drug possession in October 2009, he failed to appear in court in March last yea...

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