50-year-old Singapore man arrested after allegedly murdering his wife and fleeing to Malaysia


A 50-year-old man was arrested as a suspect in a murder case after a 44-year-old woman was found motionless in the bedroom of his Loyang Gardens condominium at 53B Jalan Loyang Besar around noon.

The woman, believed to be the suspect’s wife, was later pronounced dead by paramedics.

Local news stream TheRedDotNews has alleged that the suspect is named Krishnan Raju and that his late wife is Mdm Raithena Vaithena Samy, 44. The stream also reported that neighbours frequently heard the husband and wife quarelling at home.

Neighbours reportedly alleged that “the frequent quarrels started two years ago. It was often the victim shouting at her husband and the fights happened almost on schedule, every morning and night.”

The stream also alleged that Krishna Raju fled to Malaysia after the suspected murder, successfully entering via the Causeway. He supposedly had a changed of heart later and returned to Singapore where he surrendered himself to the police.

He was reportedly arrested at Woodlands Checkpoint.


Police investigations are ongoing.


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