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Little India Riot: Victim of road traffic accident that sparked off mob identified

Little India Riot: Victim of road traffic accident that sparked off mob identified

The 33-year-old Indian national who died in the fatal accident, which sparked the Little India riot on Sunday night has been identified.

BUS DRIVER KNOCKED DOWN INDIAN MAN AT LITTLE INDIA AND HUNDREDS AVENGING HER. TOTAL CHAOS!

Mr Sakthivel Kumaravelu has been working in Singapore as a construction worker with Heng Hup Soon, a scaffolding company, for about two years, said a man who identified his body at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) mortuary on Monday morning.

The man, who declined to be named, said Mr Kumaravelu’s family has not been notified of his death. He added that Mr Kumaravelu’s body was not decapitated as reported by some news outlets but he did suffer injuries to his face.

Twenty-seven men from South Asia have since been arrested in connection with Sunday night’s riot, which broke out at about 9.30pm along Race Course Road. Investigations are ongoing.

>> Click HERE to view the videos and images of the Little India riot <<
>> Click HERE to view the videos and images of the Little India riot <<

Credits: The Straits Times

RIP to Mr Kumaravelu. Little did he know that his death sparked off that very scary riot that happened last night ;/

Aftermath of Little India Riot

Heavy police presence seen in the area following last night’s violence

Aftermath of Little India Riot, Dec 9, 2013

Lastly, let’s give our thanks to all the people who were activated last night for the Little India Riot. There were quite a few injuries, but hopefully it’s all good!

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