Singapore bunker supplier Sentek was charged in court for offences under the Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes Act (CDSA) on 29 September.
According to the Singapore Police Force information, Sentek will face 42 charges of acquiring property which it knew was another person’s benefit from criminal conduct, being offences under section 47(3) of the CDSA.
The charges claim that, between August 2014 and January 2018 at Pulau Bukom, Sentek received on board its ships a total of about 118,131 metric tonnes of marine gasoil, which had been dishonestly misappropriated from Shell Eastern Petroleum Pte Ltd’s facility.
Earlier, on 3 August 2022, the former Managing Director of Sentek had also been charged with 42 related charges under the CDSA. He additionally faces 30 charges for corruptly giving gratification under Section 5(b)(i) of the Prevention of Corruption Act and 11 charges for obstructing the course of justice under Section 204A of the Penal Code.
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