On 20/4/2017 Wed, a 50-year-old secret society member fled Singapore in 2000 after fatally stabbing a 36-year-old man in a fight was jailed 10 years after he pleaded guilty to culpable homicide not amounting to murder.
When See Chee Keong stabbed odd-job labourer Leong Fook Weng in the heart he was 34 years old. After spending 13 years in a Cambodian prison for drug trafficking, he was deported to Singapore in November 2013 on a royal pardon.
Over the death of Mr Leong, See is the second assailant to be jailed where the attack took place a vacant plot near a cemetery along Kheam Hock Road in the early hours of May 17, 2000 for 15mins
For culpable homicide, Robson Tay Teik Chai, 36 who was the first attacker was sentenced in 2003 to nine years’ jail and 12 strokes of the cane also fled Singapore and spent two years in prison in France for drug trafficking.
Two other alleged assailants, Ong Chin Huat and Lim Hin Teck, are still at large.