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Ex-City Harvest Church leader Chew Eng Han arrested after trying to flee Singapore by sampan

Ex-City Harvest Church leader Chew Eng Han arrested after trying to flee Singapore by sampan

February 21, 2018

SINGAPORE, Feb 21 — A day before he was due to start serving his jail sentence, former City Harvest Church leader Chew Eng Han tried to flee Singapore by boat. He was arrested today by Police Coast Guard (PCG) officers with one other person, Tan Poh Teck, while attempting to leave Singapore illegally in a motorised sampan via Pulau Ubin. Tan, 53, was piloting the boat. It is not known if the two had known each other beforehand. Chew, the church’s former fund manager, has yet... Read more

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