An Abuse Of Position

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An Abuse Of Position

 

          It is against the law for individuals to abuse their position of authority and solicit gratification from those under their charge.

2        On 6 July 2017, one Kobi Krishna S/O Ayavoo, a Prison Officer with the Singapore Prison Service, will be charged with eight counts of corruptly attempting to obtain gratification from one Chong Keng Chye, as an inducement to facilitate Chong Keng Chye’s request to transfer to a different prison institution, an offence punishable under Section 6(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, Chapter 241. The alleged gratification includes loans of up to $70,000 and cash amounting to $11,000.

3        Singapore adopts a zero tolerance approach towards corruption. The Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau takes a serious view of any corrupt practices and will not hesitate to take action against any party involved in such acts.

 

Chiam Shu Yan
Senior Executive, Corporate Relations
Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau
DID: 6490 5944 Mobile: 9818 1569

Shawn Chew
Senior Manager, Corporate Relations
Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau
DID: 6490 5945 Mobile: 9818 1569

 

Last updated: 06 Jul 2017