The former chief of the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) charged of obtaining sexual favour from three women. The Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB), Peter Benedict Lim Sin Pang is charged with allegations of corruption obtaining sexual gratification from three female vendors to the SCDF in return for tenders on IT-related contracts.
The names of the women are Pang Chor Mui, a senior executive at Nimrod Engineering, Lee Wei Hoon, a director at Singapore Radiation Centre and Esther Goh, a business development director at NCS Private Limited. The Singapore authorities are looking at 10 occasions that occurred between May 2010 and November 2011.
According to news reports, the offences took place at a Carpark, located near Marina Bay Golf Course, at an apartment in Tanjong Rhu and at a carpark near the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
The offences also allegedly took place at a flat in Clementi, a carpark near East Coast Big Splash including a hotel in Paris. Peter Lim has now been released on a police bail of $10,000, and his passport has been surrendered to the authorities as reports disclosed. Peter Lim declined to comment on the case, instead asking for “space”, a Straits Times report said.
Peter Lim was arrested on Jan 4 by the CPIB and was investigated under the Prevention of Corruption Act over allegations in connection with “serious personal misconduct”.