06 Jul '11, 6am

Man jailed for 6 years acquitted of murder charges: An odd-job labourer who spent the past six years in a Singap...

In its ruling on Tuesday, the Court of Appeal acquitted Ismil Kadar - who has been imprisoned for six years - of … An odd-job labourer who spent the past six years in a Singapore prison, including two years on death row , was released from jail on Tuesday after he was cleared of murder charges. On 6 May 2005, Ismil Kadar, 42, and his younger brother, Muhammad, 35, were accused of murdering housewife Tham Weng Kuen, 69, in her Boon Lay flat. Both were later convicted in 2009 of carrying out the murder during a robbery. However, in its ruling declared on Tuesday, the Court of Appeal acquitted Ismil of all charges, but dismissed Muhammad's appeal, which means the latter will face the death sentence. In passing the judgment, the court highlighted the "serious lapses" made by the police and prosecutors. The court was presided by Justices V K Rajah, Tan Ting Chiu and Steven Chon...

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Man accused of murder freed after 6 years in jail

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straitstimes.com 06 Jul '11, 12am

Mr Ismil Kadar walking out of prison a free man yesterday with lawyer R. Thrumurgan after the Court of Appeal acquitted hi...

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tnp.sg 06 Jul '11, 2am

IT WAS a dramatic scene in the Court of Appeal that saw investigators take a rap from Justice V.K. Rajah for "several seri...

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straitstimes.com 05 Jul '11, 5am

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todayonline.com 05 Jul '11, 10pm

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temasekreview.com 06 Jul '11, 8am

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yawningbread.wordpress.com 06 Jul '11, 7am

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