Corrupt acts can harm our environment and compromise public health. Individuals who engage in such acts must bear the full brunt of the law.
2 On 11 April 2019, two individuals were charged with the following corrupt offences:
a) Ali Bin Mohamed, a 59-year-old cleaner employed by Yong Xiang Pte Ltd
i. Seven counts of corruptly giving gratification amounting to $210 to one Tan Kok Siong as a reward for having allowed the illegal disposal of general waste at a Bin Centre in Tampines. This constituted an offence punishable under Section 6(b) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, Chapter 241.
b) Tan Kok Siong, a 55-year-old Supervisor employed by Clean Solutions Pte Ltd
i. Seven counts of corruptly accepting gratification amounting to $210 from Ali Bin Mohamed, as a reward for allowing him to illegally dispose general waste at a Bin Centre in Tampines. This constituted an offence punishable under Section 6(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, Chapter 241.
3 Singapore adopts a strict zero-tolerance approach towards corruption. It is a serious offence to give or accept bribes from another individual or entity in return for favours. Any person who is convicted of a corruption offence can be fined up to $100,000 or sentenced to imprisonment of up to 5 years or to both.
4 The CPIB looks into all corruption complaints and reports, including anonymous ones, and can be reached via the following channels:
a) Visit or write to us at the CPIB Headquarters @ 2 Lengkok Bahru, S159047 or Corruption Reporting & Heritage Centre @ 247 Whitley Road S297830;
b) Call the Duty Officer at 1800-376-0000;
c) Lodge an e-Complaint at www.cpib.gov.sg/e-complaint; or
d) Email us at report [at] cpib.gov.sg.