CHC Trial

CHC Trial

 Theresa Tan

Recap Of City Harvest Appeal: Defense Seeks Full Acquittal For the Six; Prosecution Pushes Longer Jail Term

Recap Of City Harvest Appeal: Defense Seeks Full Acquittal For the Six; Prosecution Pushes Longer Jail Term

A look back at the key arguments in the City Harvest appeals last week.


 The City News Team

City Harvest Church Trial: 21 Sep 2016 (Video)

City Harvest Church Trial: 21 Sep 2016 (Video)

15 September 2016 – Summary of CHC hearing.


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City Harvest Appeal: CBT Was Not Made Out, Says Defense

City Harvest Appeal: CBT Was Not Made Out, Says Defense

On the final day of appeals, all six appellants argued that criminal breach of trust had not been made out by the prosecution beyond a reasonable doubt, while the DPP presented his submissions for longer sentences.


 The City News Team

City Harvest Appeal: Judges Challenge Prosecution’s “Control” Argument; Mens Rea Revisited

City Harvest Appeal: Judges Challenge Prosecution’s “Control” Argument; Mens Rea Revisited

The prosecution’s submissions today gave rise to long arguments over the importance of control, intention vs motive and the absence or presence of dishonest mens rea.


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City Harvest Appeal: Investments Genuine As Matter Of Both Fact And Intent, Says Defense

City Harvest Appeal: Investments Genuine As Matter Of Both Fact And Intent, Says Defense

In rounding up the appeal submissions for the six, lawyers for Tan Ye Peng and Serina Wee reiterated that at no point did their clients believe they were doing anything illegal or against the church’s best interests.


 The City News Team

City Harvest Appeal: Sharon Tan’s Lawyer Points Out “Fatal” Findings Of Trial Judgment

City Harvest Appeal: Sharon Tan’s Lawyer Points Out “Fatal” Findings Of Trial Judgment

In appealing for a full acquittal, Sharon Tan’s lawyer argued that her behavior was simply incongruent with that of one intending to cause harm to the church.


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City Harvest Church Trial: 15 Sep 2016 (Video)

City Harvest Church Trial: 15 Sep 2016 (Video)

15 September 2016 – Summary of CHC hearing.


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City Harvest Trial: Appeal Begins

City Harvest Trial: Appeal Begins

Defense lawyers for John Lam and Kong Hee took the stand today to appeal against the conviction and sentencing of their clients.


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City Harvest Church Trial: 20 Nov 2015 (Video)

City Harvest Church Trial: 20 Nov 2015 (Video)

20 November 2015 – Summary of CHC hearing.


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City Harvest Trial: Start Of Sentence Deferred To Jan 2016

City Harvest Trial: Start Of Sentence Deferred To Jan 2016

Sentences ranging from 21 months to 8 years were delivered this afternoon for the six. Judge agrees to defer the start date to Jan 11 next year.


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