Channel NewsAsia
Updated: 05/09/2013 18:14 | By Channel NewsAsia

Trial next month for Lebanese football officials charged with match-fixing

Trial next month for Lebanese football officials charged with match-fixing


Trial next month for Lebanese football officials charged with match-fixing

SINGAPORE: Two Lebanese match officials involved in a football match-fixing case will go on trial next month.

Ali Sabbagh and Abdallah Talab's case will be heard at the Subordinate Courts from 10 to 14 June. 

The hearing of Ali Eid, another Lebanese official involved in the case, has yet to be fixed.

If found guilty, each could face a maximum fine of S$100,000 and a five-year jail term or both.

Singaporean businessman Eric Ding Si Yang, the alleged match-fixer will be back in the Subordinate Courts again on Friday.

Ding, who is in remand, was charged with three counts of corruption and one charge of theft. 

If found guilty of theft, Ding can be jailed up to seven years and fined or both.

If convicted of corruption, Ding faces a maximum prison term of five years and a fine of up to S$100,000 on each count. - CNA/de

Latest Photo Galleries on xinmsn

NEWS VIDEOS