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Defamation suit: Two win damages against ex-club president

Published on Jul 19, 2014 1:22 AM

SINGAPORE - Two former management committee members of the Singapore Swimming Club (SSC) have each been awarded $50,000 in damages in a defamation suit against ousted president Freddie Koh.

The damages were awarded to Mr Gope Ramchand and Mr Gary Oon Hong Siang on Thursday by Deputy Registrar Constance Tay after an assessment hearing.

She also awarded them $20,000 in costs.

The duo were members of the management committee before Mr Koh assumed the post of president in 2008.

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