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Three more chefs charged over bribery

Published on Nov 28, 2012 8:23 PM
 
Photo of Ng Wai Tong, 52-year-old master chef of Sichuan Douhua restaurant who is alleged to have accepted a total of $5,811 from Tay Ee Tiong between March and August 2009. He and two other chefs were hauled to court on Wednesday to face corruption charges of accepting bribes from a seafood supplier. Chung Yiu Ming, 54, faces 11 charges while Ng Wai Tong, 52, and Go Choon Heng, 41, face three and two charges respectively. -- ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW

Three more chefs were hauled to court on Wednesday to face corruption charges of accepting bribes from a seafood supplier.

Chung Yiu Ming, 54, faces 11 charges while Ng Wai Tong, 52, and Go Choon Heng, 41, face three and two charges respectively.

They are among 19 chefs from 17 hotels and restaurants who allegedly took a total of $1 million.

In June four chefs were charged. One of them, Chik Ka Chung, 48, former executive chef of Wan Hao restaurant in Marriot Hotel, was sentenced to four months' jail and ordered to pay a penalty of $177,704 last month for accepting bribes from Tay Ee Tiong, then owner of Wealthy Seafood Product and Enterprise.

 
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