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Sex-for-grades trial: Law prof claimed CPIB veteran investigator threatened him

Published on Jan 22, 2013 1:44 PM
 
Tey Tsun Hang, 41, arrives at the Subordinate Count on Jan 11, 2013. The law professor, on trial for corruptly obtaining gifts and sex from a 23-year-old student in exchange for improving her grades, said in court today that a senior anti-graft investigator made a death threat against him. -- ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW

The law professor, on trial for corruptly obtaining gifts and sex from a 23-year-old student in exchange for improving her grades, said in court today that a senior anti-graft investigator had threatened him.

Tey Tsun Hang, who is defending himself, said Mr Teng Khee Fatt from the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) threatened him in Hokkien during a May 17 conversation.

Tey claimed that Mr Teng, the bureau's deputy director of investigations, said: "I stab you once, you die beautifully, with your legs straight but if you insist, I will stab you tens of times (and) you will die a most horrendous death".

Mr Teng, however, rejected that suggestion and responded by saying: "That is not true, sir.

 
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