By Ram Tiwary
On 15 September 2003, Singaporean scholars on the collage of recent South Wales in Sydney, Tony Tan Poh Chuan and Tay Chow Lyang, have been brutally murdered of their condo. greater than 8 months later, their housemate and fellow Singaporean, Ram Tiwary, was once arrested for his or her murders. even though Ram proclaimed innocence, he used to be came across in charge in 2006 and sentenced to existence imprisonment. A profitable attraction overturned the conviction and offered him a retrial, which additionally led to a accountable verdict in 2009. yet simply days after the second one attraction in 2012, the hot South Wales courtroom of felony attraction overturned the 2009 conviction and acquitted him. He used to be published after spending ninety nine months in greatest defense prison. What occurred within the court docket that forced the main senior judges within the kingdom to overturn homicide convictions inside of an afternoon of the hearings? From the police claims of 'losing' proof from proof safes, revelations within the court docket that the DPP had hidden...
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The surface of the lowermost lock was covered in blood. There was more blood on the left of the door frame. Tony had tried to escape, but his attempts had been thwarted. Tony’s blood was found on the exterior keyhole, but Tony never reached the outside of the house and by the end of the attack, his body completely blocked the front door. The only way his blood could have gotten on the exterior keyhole would be if someone with his blood on him or her from the attack in the living room left via the front door, before the final assault in the hallway.
He asked when I was flying, and I told him I wasn’t sure, and did not have tickets because I had not decided on the date. I asked him if he needed any more assistance from me regarding the case. He said he would check on some things and get back to me. I had already told my girlfriend that I wanted to return to Singapore. She wasn’t very happy, and we had gone to Fox Studios in Sydney that day because it held many good memories for us. Part of the tragedy of my arrest was the fact that we also decided to watch The Day After Tomorrow1 – I can’t believe I wasted my last film as a free man on such a terrible, formulaic bit of fluff.
I was torn at first – the sound of the scream was fresh in my mind and I could not simply dismiss my sense of unease, but in the sudden calm, my heart had stopped pounding and I wondered optimistically if I had overreacted. The apparent calm continued on the other side of the door and I made the decision to venture out cautiously. Opening the door, I came out of my room and walked into a scene – forgive the cliché – out of a nightmare. There was so much blood. Even today, the images in my memory seem to swim and warp in front of my eyes.