A former Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) executive who appealed against his jail term for corruption had his sentence reduced by two weeks in the High Court on Monday (16 April).
Following a seven-day trial last June, 45-year-old Alex Ong Boon Chuan was convicted in the State Courts and sentenced to 22 weeks’ jail and also ordered to pay a $39,000 penalty. This was reduced to 20 weeks’ jail and a $22,800 penalty following his successful appeal.
Ong had been found guilty on five charges of corruptly obtaining loans of between $1,000 and $16,000 from Kenneth Ng Soon Yong, the director of Mecflou.
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