Woman, 42, charged with offering $10,000 bribe to policeman to stop investigations

Zhu Kuai was charged with allegedly offering a policeman for stopping investigations into her involvement with possible crimes.
Zhu Kuai was charged with allegedly offering a policeman for stopping investigations into her involvement with possible crimes.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - A 42-year-old woman was on Wednesday (Aug 3) charged with offering a $10,000 bribe to a policeman earlier this year.

On April 14, Zhu Kuai allegedly told assistant superintendent Chan Wai Hoong at Fortune Centre that the kickback was in return for stopping investigations into her involvement in possible crimes.

According to the charge, Zhu was being probed for crimes under the Women's Charter. The law covers matrimonial and parental matters, and also covers prostitution-related crimes and trafficking of women and girls.

The case will be mentioned again on Aug 24.

The maximum penalty for giving or offering to give any form of gratification to another person, as an inducement or reward for showing favour or disfavour in relation to the person's affairs, is a fine of up to $100,000 and jail of up to five years.