19 May '11, 2am

Sembawang Town Council curbs rooftop water tank access; only town council staff allowed to dump bodies there

Sembawang Town Council curbs rooftop water tank access; only town council staff allowed to dump bodies there

Bangladeshi cleaner Repon Mostafa being taken to the Subordinate Courts by the police yesterday. The 27-year-old was charged with murdering Indonesian maid Ruliyawati, 30, on Monday. -- ST PHOTO: LAU FOOK KONG View more photos THE Sembawang Town Council (STC) is restricting access to rooftop water tanks so that only town council staff have access, in the light of the murder of an Indonesian maid on Monday. The body of Ms Ruliyawati, 30, was discovered in a water tank serving the residents of Block 686B, Woodlands Drive 73. On Wednesday, Bangladeshi cleaner Repon Mostafa, 27, was charged with murdering her between 7.10am and 9.54am on Monday. The grisly circumstances of the incident has raised questions among residents about how strict the town council is about access to potentially sensitive areas like HDB block rooftops, which house water tanks. STC general manager Soon M...

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