The Father of the twin 11 year old boys who was found dead in a canal at Upper Bukit Timah , Xavier Yap Jung Houn, was taken by the police back to the crime scene today (27 Jan)
Yap had been charged with murder of one of his two boys, Ethan Yap E Chern.
Brought back to crime scene
He arrived at the scene at 3:10pm by a black van and was spotted donning a red shirt and dark pants accompanied by five Police officers who surrounded him.
He was also wearing a handcuff.
Police had earlier cordoned off the area.
He was then led to the steps leading down to the canal by Police officers.
Officers seen placing placards of walking direction
Two officers were seen placing placards all over the park.
These placards had arrows pointing to a certain direction and were placed at a nearby playground and also at steps leading to the canal.
Another was also placed on the footpath which led to the canal.
After about half an hour, Yap was led back to the black van by officers and they left the scene.
Recap on case
For those who are still ignorant of what has happened, Yap was arrested by the Police a day after the two boys were reported missing by him.
He had called the Police from a playground in the vicinity of the crime scene and when officers arrived, they found the two boys lying in the canal.
Paramedics at the scene then pronounced both of them dead.
A massive search was conducted for the two boys near the forested region in the Upper Bukit Timah near Toh Tuck Road area.
Gurkhas and the K-9 unit were also deployed to help the Police in the search.
After all the possible leads led to Yap, he was arrested.
Remanded for a week
At his court session, the prosecution had asked for him to be remanded for a week with special permission to bring him out for investigations sake.
The case has been further adjourned to 31 Jan.
Members of the public had visited the spot where the two brothers were found to place flowers and a prayer session by six different religious faiths was also held at the canal on Sunday Morning.
Image source: Singapore Uncensored File Photo