Editor: The following article was edited on 22 December 2020 to remove names.
A Director of Singapore bunker supplier Sentek Marine & Trading on Thursday (15 October) was released from police custody after a hearing at the State Courts of Singapore, learned Singapore bunker publication Manifold Times.
“He has been released on a SGD 300,000 bail and e-tagged. The case is scheduled for further mention in eight weeks,” according to an update from an Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) spokesperson.
The individual on 1 October faced a charge from Singapore’s Criminal Investigation Department at the State Courts of Singapore for allegedly receiving stolen property of 2,916.30 metric tonnes of marine gasoil valued at USD 1,360,226.24.
The stolen property was transferred from Shell, Pulau Bukom to the bunker tanker Sentek 22 between 1st and 31st March 2017.
The AGC later confirmed he was later ordered to be remanded for a further week for investigations until 15 October.
Photo credit: Manifold Times
Published: 15 October, 2020
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