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Shell MGO bunker heist update: Fresh charges issued at Singapore court

21 May 2018

The Singapore State Court Friday (18 May) issued fresh charges to several suspects involved in an alleged case of stolen marine gas oil (MGO) from Shell Pulau Bukom refinery at Singapore, according to documents obtained by Manifold Times.

Abdul Latif Bin Ibrahim, Mohd Ibrahim S/O K Abdul Majid, and Richard Goh, all ex-employees of Shell Eastern Petroleum, were issued eight charges under section 408 with section 109 of the Penal Code. The charges indicate misappropriation of 8,647 metric tonnes (mt) of MGO worth approximately $4.5 million (Exact: USD$4,430,893.45).

The court issued an additional four charges to Alan Tan Cheng Chuan and Ng Hock Teck under section 411 with section 109 of the Penal Code. The charges related to misappropriation of 2,777.6 mt of MGO worth about $1.3 million (Exact: USD$1,337,985.67).

Five individuals, namely Cai Zhi Zhong, Juandi Bin Pungot, Koh Choon Wei, Muzaffar Ali Khan Bin Muhamad Akram and Tiah Kok Hwee, were slapped with 51 extra charges under section 408 with section 109 of the Penal Code. The new charges showed misappropriation of 51,948.44 mt of MGO at market value of around $25.8 million (USD$25,814,992.81).

Section 408 states:
Whoever, being a clerk or servant, or employed as a clerk or servant, and being in any manner entrusted in such capacity with property, or with any dominion over property, commits criminal breach of trust in respect of that property, shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 15 years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Section 411 states:
Whoever dishonestly receives or retains any stolen property, knowing or having reason to believe the property to be stolen property, shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 5 years, or with fine, or with both. A person convicted of an offence under this section shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 5 years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Section 109 of the Penal Code (Cap 224, 2008 Rev Ed) states:
Whoever abets any offence shall, if the act abetted is committed in consequence of the abetment, and no express provision is made by this Code for the punishment of such abetment, be punished with the punishment provided for the offence.

In detail, charges to the following individuals are below (best viewed by PC):
 

Name Charge Quantity of MGO (MT) Amount (USD) Date of offence
——————— ——— ————————— ————— ————————-
Abdul Latif Bin Ibrahim

Mohd Ibrahim S/O K Abdul Majid

Richard Goh

Formerly employed by Shell Eastern Petroleum

From 7 to 15 (8 more) 1007.9 (8th charge)

1,342.3 (9th charge)

1,055.9 (10th charge)

1,052.9 (11th charge)

760.30 (12th charge)

1,393.6 (13th charge)

1,486.4 (14th charge)

547.7 (15th charge)
 

542,149.41

722,023.17

530,959.32

529,450.77

382,316.86

698,207.54

744,701.26

281,085.12

9 November

4 November 2017

31 October 2017

17 October 2017

7 October 2017

28 September 2017

23 September 2017

22 September 2017

——————— ——— ————————— ————— ————————-
Alan Tan Cheng Chuan

Ng Hock Teck

Dishonestly receive stolen property transferred from
Pulau Bukom to the vessel Sentek 26
 

From 3 to 7 (4 more) 529 (4th charge)

699.7 (5th charge)

748.4 (6th charge)

800.5 (7th charge)

312,464.43

323,513.29

339,197.33

362,810.62

1 January 2018

13 August 2017

27 May 2017

14 May 2017

——————— ——— ————————— ————— ————————-
Cai Zhi Zhong

Juandi Bin Pungot

Koh Choon Wei

Muzaffar Ali Khan Bin Muhamad Akram

Tiah Kok Hwee

Fomerly employed by Shell Eastern Petroleum

From 12 to 63 (51 more) 685 (13th charge)

529 (14th charge)

1,540 (15th charge)

716.8 (16th charge)

778.6 (17th charge)

1,661.6 (18th charge)

721.3 (19th charge)

1,133 (20th charge)

1,150.8 (21st charge)

775 (22nd charge)

767.8 (23rd charge)

1,848.84 (24th charge)

716.4 (25th charge)

517.8 (26th charge)

2,380.6 (27th charge)

654 (28th charge)

2,126.30 (29th charge)

768.1 (30th charge)

737 (31st charge)

736 (32nd charge)

702.3 (33rd charge)

824.2 (34th charge)

325.1 (35th charge)

1776.6 (36th charge)

542.5 (37th charge)

754.7 (38th charge)

2,071.4 (39th charge)

730.8 (40th charge)

454.6 (41st charge)

1,889.7 (42nd charge)

762.70 (43rd charge)

730.1 (44th charge)

1,878.6 (45th charge)

699.7 (46th charge)

756 (47th charge)

504.5 (48th charge)

1,570 (49th charge)

806.4 (50th charge)

738.4 (51st charge)

2,498.2 (52nd charge)

1,164.7 (53rd charge)

1,470 (54th charge)

1,393.8 (55th charge)

731.6 (56th charge)

748.4 (57th charge)

655.8 (58th charge)

693.8 (59th charge)

800.5 (60th charge)

789.6 (61st charge)

751 (62nd charge)

788.8 (63rd charge)

404,608.95

312,464.43

869,530.20

400,669.70

435,214.04

938,189.21

403,185.06

639,725.79

627,772.91

416,872.50

412,999.62

1,008,560.71

385,351.56

278,524.62

1,298,641.11

328,863.90

1,089,367.28

386,239.09

370,600.45

370,097.60

351,859.32

412,932.44

166,844.57

911,768.89

278,416.43

378,112.25

1,063,063.19

337,892.69

210,188.86

891,900.61

352,641.97

337,569.04

886,661.63

323,513.29

349,544.16

233,260.62

718,369.20

368,976.38

332,154.47

1,074,525.78

500,960.76

632,276.40

599,501.26

331,583.07

339,197.33

299,956.36

314,540.97

362,810.62

357,870.41

340,375.73

378,245.38

3 January 2018

1 January 2018

25 December 2017

25 December 2017

18 December 2017

15 December 2017

14 December 2017

1 December 2017

28 November 2017

23 November 2017

19 November 2017

12 November 2017

9 November 2017

5 November 2017

4 November 2017

16 October 2017

14 October 2017

13 October 2017

8 October 2017

1 October 2017

30 September 2017

29 September 2017

23 September 2017

22 September 2017

11 September 2017

6 September 2017

4 September 2017

27 August 2017

24 August 2017

23 August 2017

22 August 2017

14 August 2017

13 August 2017

13 August 2017

9 August 2017

4 August 2017

12 July 2017

2 July 2017

2 July 2017

24 June 2017

22 June 2017

15 June 2017

2 June 2017

29 May 2017

27 May 2017

25 May 2017

21 May 2017

14 May 2017

7 May 2017

6 May 2017

30 April 2017

 

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Photo credit: ChensiyuanCC BY-SA 4.0
Published: 21 May, 2018

 

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