Man Charged For Corruption And Making False Allegations
The criminal justice system in Singapore is in place to protect the sanctity of the laws and its citizens. Individuals who are shown to have engaged in corrupt acts or made false allegations will have to bear the full brunt of the law.
2. On 15 January 2020, Zhao Yankai, 赵彦凯, a 29-year-old Chinese national, was charged with one count of corruption under Section 6(b) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, Chapter 241, and two counts of knowingly giving false information under Section 28 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, Chapter 241.
3. Singapore adopts a strict zero-tolerance approach towards corruption and other criminal activities. 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. Any person who is convicted of an offence of knowingly giving false information under Section 28 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, Chapter 241, can be fined up to $10,000 or sentenced to imprisonment of up to 1 year 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; or
d) Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
5. Where possible, the report should include the following information:
a) Where, when and how the alleged corrupt act happened?
b) Who was involved and what were their roles?
c) What was the bribe given and the favour shown?
Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau