SINGAPORE: The prosecution made more attempts to cast doubts on former Central Narcotics Bureau chief Ng Boon Gay’s credibility.
46—year—old Ng is accused of forcing 36—year—old Cecilia Sue to perform oral sex in exchange for helping to further her employers’ business interests.
Ms Sue, a former IT sales executive, was employed by Hitachi Data Systems and Oracle Singapore at the time of the alleged offences.
On day 14 of the hearing on Friday, the prosecution accused Ng of lying to the Corrupt Practices and Investigation Bureau (CPIB) and insisted that Ng knew Hitachi was a sub—contractor for the CNB IT project.
Ng denied the charge.
The prosecution brought up Ng’s CPIB statement, which said he did not know Hitachi supplied CNB’s data storage system.
This contradicted with the former CNB chief’s earlier testimony in court, where he said he knew that Hitachi was involved in the first phase of the IT project.
The prosecution also accused Ng of embellishing and fabricating his relationship with Ms Sue to support his version of the affair.
When questioned by the defence, Ng denied that Ms Sue had performed oral sex on him as he was an important client, saying that she "would never do such a thing for such a purpose".
Ng also refuted the suggestion that he embellished his relationship with Ms Sue, saying they only avoided sex during her pregnancy.
He also continued to insist that there was no conflict of interest when he approved the IT projects.
Sharon Yan, Human Resources director of Oracle also testified in court on Friday.
Ms Sue joined Oracle as a senior sales manager after leaving Hitachi in November 2011.
Ms Yan testified that she sent an email to Oracle’s legal team in June 2012 after an interview with Ms Sue regarding the allegations.
Written submissions are expected from the defence and prosecution in mid—January.
Both sides will then give a summary of their cases to court in late January.
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