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Veteran criminal lawyer Subhas Anandan dies

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 13:18
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Subhas Anandan, one of Singapore's leading criminal lawyers, died in the late morning on Wednesday at the age of 67.

SUBHAS Anandan, one of Singapore's leading criminal lawyers, died in the late morning on Wednesday at the age of 67.

He was said to be undergoing dialysis at the Singapore General Hospital when his heart stopped.

Mr Subhas, who was president of the Association of Criminal Lawyers of Singapore, had suffered long-standing heart and kidney ailments which involved frequent hospital treatment and had to undergo dialysis thrice a week.

The prominent lawyer, who is known for his compassion, handled a series of high-profile cases such as those involving convicted murderers Took Leng How, Anthony Ler and Leong Siew Chor.

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