Charged for Alleged Corruption
On 2 September 2021, Karu Jeyamani A/L Karrupiah (“Karu”) (43-year-old male Malaysian), a Senior Technical Specialist of Micron Semiconductor Asia Operations Pte Ltd (“Micron”) at the material time, will be charged in Court for alleged corruption.
2. Between November 2016 and July 2020, Karu allegedly received gratifications totalling S$16,000 over nine occasions, from one Veerasamy Raghu, the Director of Royal Quality Management Pte Ltd (“RQM”) at the material time, as an inducement to advance the business interests of RQM with Micron. For his actions, Karu faces nine charges for offences punishable under Section 6(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act.
3. Singapore adopts a strict zero-tolerance approach towards corruption. Any person who is convicted of a corruption offence can be fined up to S$100,000 or sentenced to imprisonment of up to five years or to both.
4. CPIB looks into all corruption complaints and reports, including anonymous ones, and can be reached via the following channels:
5. Where possible, the report should include the following information:
a) Where, when and how the alleged corrupt act happened?
b) Who was involved and what were their roles?
c) What was the bribe given and the favour shown?
CORRUPT PRACTICES INVESTIGATION BUREAU