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Man charged with S'pore engineer's murder

A technician working in Singapore was charged in the Johor Baru magistrate's court with the murder of an engineer who allegedly seduced his girlfriend, The Star reported.

Wong Jian Boon, 32, allegedly killed Mr Tan Chuen Take, 31, on June 22 in Kulai, Johor.

The body of Mr Tan, who was an engineer in Singapore, was found buried in a forest beside the Second Link Expressway after the arrest of Wong and his 22-year-old girlfriend on July 1.

Wong is charged under Section 302 of the Penal Code, which carries a mandatory death sentence upon conviction.

On June 26, Mr Tan's family reported that he was missing.

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