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Jail terms cut for CHC founder and five church leaders

Court, in split decision, finds that what the church leaders did satisfies the lesser form of criminal breach of trust
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 05:50

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City Harvest Church founder Kong Hee leaving the Supreme Court on Friday. He said on Facebook that while the conviction being upheld was not what he had hoped for, he was grateful that the sentence has been reduced.

Singapore

SINGAPORE'S High Court of three judges, in a split decision, has reduced the sentences of the six City Harvest Church (CHC) leaders involved in the long-drawn court case, also one of the largest scandals to hit the nation's charity sector.

Two of the three judges

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