SAF regular found dead in training area
SINGAPORE — Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) regular serviceman, 1st Warrant Officer (1WO) Rajendran S/O Pachemuthu, 51, was found hanging from a rope in an SAF training area in Lentor earlier today.
SINGAPORE — Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) regular serviceman, 1st Warrant Officer (1WO) Rajendran Pachemuthu, was found hanging from a rope in an SAF training area in Lentor earlier today (July 15). Two civilian contractors who were maintaining SAF training equipment found 1WO Rajendran, 51. They reported the incident to Master Warrant Office (MWO) Ong Chin Sai, a commander from Engineers Training Institute, said the Ministry of Defence (Mindef) in a statement. MWO Ong proceeded to the site immediately to verify and made a police report at 12.20 pm. There were no SAF training conducted in the area yesterday or today. Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) and SAF ambulances arrived on site at around 12.25 pm. 1WO Rajendran was unconscious and without pulse, and the SCDF paramedic pronounced 1WO Rajendran dead on site. The police are investigating the incident. The SAF is assisting the family in their time of grief.
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