Hin Leong founder not in court to be tendered 23 new charges

Hin Leong Trading founder Lim Oon Kuin was not present in court yesterday to be tendered 23 new charges of forgery-related offences as he is on a five-day stay-home notice.

But the 78-year-old former oil tycoon - better known as O.K. Lim - is required to be present for the next State Courts mention on April 29 for the 23 charges to be tendered. His $3 million court bail was extended yesterday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 09, 2021, with the headline 'Hin Leong founder not in court to be tendered 23 new charges'. Subscribe