Alleged match-fixing kingpin Dan Tan released after six years of detention without trial, placed under supervision

In a photo taken on Nov 25, 2015, Dan Tan Seet Eng (centre) is seen leaving the Supreme Court.
In a photo taken on Nov 25, 2015, Dan Tan Seet Eng (centre) is seen leaving the Supreme Court.ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW

SINGAPORE - Singaporean Dan Tan Seet Eng, who had been detained without trial since October 2013 for allegedly running an international football match-fixing syndicate, was released in December last year.

Once named by Interpol as "the leader of the world's most notorious match-fixing syndicate", Mr Tan, 55, was kept behind bars for more than six years under the Criminal Law (Temporary Provisions) Act (CLTPA) for his alleged rigging of football matches in Europe, Africa and Turkey.

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