Indonesian maid Khasanah, 41, a suspect in the deaths of Mr Chia Ngim Fong, 79, and his wife Chin Sek Fah, 78, was arrested in a hotel in Jambi, a province in Indonesia on 27 June 2017, Tuesday night.
In an article published by Indonesia news portal Tribrata News, the Indonesian maid Khasanah 41, admitted to the police that she killed Mr Chia Ngim Fong and Madam Chin Sek Fah.
The Indonesian counterparts reportedly acted on a tip-off and tracked her location to an Internet Cafe, where she was seen looking at online news reports about herself.
Officers then followed her to the hotel and arrested her.
Khasanah was found to have various valuables in her possession, She had Singapore dollars, Indonesian rupiah, American dollars and other currencies amounting to S$256. The police also found a laptop, a computer keyboard, 3 mobile phones, 5 watches as well as jewellery including a ring, a jade bangle and a gold necklace.
Khasanah believed to have fled to Indonesia by a ferry from Harbourfront Centre last week.