- August 18, 2023
- Posted by: admin
- Category: Daily News
- A commercial executive from Sembcorp Marine Integrated Yard was charged this week with taking or attempting to obtain bribes totalling more than S$200,000 over a period of six years.
- Balakrishnan Govindasamy, 61, was said to have corruptly obtained and attempted to obtain gratifications in the form of cash totalling at least S$202,877 between 2015 and 2021, the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) said.
- “These gratifications were meant as an inducement or reward for advancing the business interests of these contractors with Sembcorp Marine Integrated Yard,” said CPIB.
- In response to CNA’s queries, Seatrium (previously Sembcorp) said it understands a former employee has been charged in court and is fully cooperating with the authorities.