SINGAPORE - Three more men were charged on Saturday morning (Jan 13) in connection with fuel theft from Shell refinery at Pulau Bukom.
Two of the accused - Singaporeans Ng Hock Teck, 54, and Alan Tan Cheng Chuan, 45 - were alleged to have dishonestly received 300 metric tonnes of gas oil valued at $160,000 on Nov 11, 2017.
Court documents stated that the pair had supposedly committed the offence at Pulau Bukom’s wharf 4 at around 5.20am.
The third man, Vietnamese national Doan Xuan Than, 45, faces one count of allegedly receiving 1,348.8 metric tonnes of stolen gas oil worth more than $736,400 on Dec 31 last year.
In both instances, the stolen fuel was said to have been transferred onto two vessels - Singapore-registered Sentek 26 and Panama-registered MT Gaea.
The trio is expected to appear in court on Jan 18.
The 11 men consists of nine Singaporeans and two Vietnamese nationals.
The authorities had seized $3.05 million in cash and a 12,000-tonne tanker in the raid at the refinery.
The men were alleged to have stolen roughly 4,300 metric tonnes of gas oil worth $2.4 million between November 2017 and Jan 7 this year.