Man shot dead by police near Shangri-La hotel

Drugs reportedly found in car that sped through barricades


A 34-YEAR-OLD Singaporean driver was shot dead while two other men have been detained after an incident in the vicinity of the Shangri-La hotel on Sunday morning.

The incident, which took place at 4.36am on Sunday, happened when the three men were stopped at a police vehicular checkpoint set up along Ardmore Park. When the police officers asked to inspect the car boot, the driver suddenly accelerated, crashing the vehicle through police barricades despite warnings to stop.

The driver of the...

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