21 Feb '18, 9am

6th City Harvest leader arrested at sea for trying to leave S’pore in sampan https://t.co/bngakqDvD8

6th City Harvest leader arrested at sea for trying to leave S’pore in sampan https://t.co/bngakqDvD8

The sixth former City Harvest Church leader has been arrested for attempting to escape Singapore in a motorised sampan. Advertisement Slated to start jail term the next day Fund manager Chew Eng Han was arrested on Wednesday morning, Feb. 21, the police said at a news conference. The 57-year-old was due to turn himself in the next day to begin his jail term. Intercepted by coast guard The Police Coast Guard intercepted the motorised sampan off Pulau Ubin at about 8.47am. About S$5,000 and fishing equipment was found on the boat. ​​​​​​ These were the items in Chew’s possession. Jail term should have started in April 2017 The five other leaders had started their respective jail terms on April 21, 2017. Chew is the only one of the six who has not started serving his jail term for criminal breach of trust and falsification of accounts. Deferred jail term repeatedly Chew defer...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/02/chew-eng-han-escape-singapo...

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