The former Director of Singapore bunker supplier Sentek Marine and Trading Private Limited (Sentek) on Wednesday (3 August) faced a further 43 charges at the State Courts of Singapore, according to local media.
42 of the latest charges are related to allegations of illegal receipt of about 118,131 metric tonnes of marine gas oil (MGO) worth about USD 56 million from the Pulau Bukom terminal of Shell Eastern Petroleum’ between August 2014 to January 2018.
The offences are filed under the Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes (Confiscation of Benefits) Act (CDSA) which carry an imprisonment term of up to 10 years, or a fine of up to SGD 500,000, or both.
Another charge was filed under the obstruction of justice act due to the individual purportedly directing his sibling to give false information to police investigators.
In total, the former Director of Sentek is facing 83 charges at court; Manifold Times understands the individual will be contesting the alleged charges.
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Published: 4 August, 2022
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