Builder facing charges over viaduct collapse

Main contractor and at least three people will be in court next week over 2017 incident

At least three people and a main contractor will be charged in court next week over the collapse of an incomplete viaduct in Upper Changi, indicating that investigations into the July 14, 2017 tragedy have ended, but signalling further delay to the halted project.

In a statement to the stock exchange last week, home-grown construction group OKP Holdings said its wholly owned unit, Or Kim Peow Contractors, and group managing director Or Toh Wat will appear in court on May 30.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 22, 2018, with the headline 'Builder facing charges over viaduct collapse'. Print Edition | Subscribe