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Periyasamy Devarajan and his victim, Mr Raju Arivazhagen, did not know each other. But a series of coincidences on Feb 7, 2012, and the early hours of Feb 8 resulted in Mr Raju's death. His body was discovered nearly two days later. when it was starting to decompose.

RAJU ARIVAZHAGEN

9.20pm

Has a few drinks with friends after temple visit

12.45am

Friend accompanies him to Dorset Road where he gets into a taxi

1.11am

Tells friend he is in taxi but gets off shortly after to look for missing wallet


PERIYASAMY DEVARAJAN

7.40pm

Meets brother around Tekka market for drinks

11.33pm

Brother accompanies him to Little India MRT Station

11.36pm

Seen leaving station and walking towards a football field. Finds a wallet along the way. Wallet belonged to Mr Raju Arivazhagen


THE TWO MEET

1.11am to 2.32am

Mr Raju runs into Periyasamy and asks if he had seen his wallet. Periyasamy says yes

2.32am to 2.38am

Periyasamy robs and attacks Mr Raju, leaving him under the flyover

2.32am

CCTV footage from Tanglin Police Divisional Headquarters show them walking towards Kampong Java Flyover

2.38am

CCTV footage shows Periyasamy walking briskly in the opposite direction