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Prosecution: Kong Hee had the final say

Published Wed, Aug 20, 2014 · 10:00 PM
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[SINGAPORE] City Harvest Church founder Kong Hee was the ultimate authority when it came to the financing of the Crossover Project through the various bond subscriptions made by the church from 2006 to 2008, alleged the prosecution, as it continued to grill the accused for a second day.

Prosecutor Christopher Ong charged that Kong, 49, had lied to authorities and in court, when the church leader was in reality the one who had the final say as to the church's initial bond subscription with Xtron Productions and another agreement with glassware manufacturer, Firna.

The bond suscriptions that the prosecution described as "sham", were meant to raise funds for the Crossover Project, which aimed to evangelise through singer Sun Ho's secular music.

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