Former Mosque Executive Chairman And Company Director Charged For Alleged Corruption
On 23 September 2022, two individuals were charged in Court for alleged corruption. They were:
a) Abdul Rahim Bin Mawasi (“Rahim”), a 55-year-old male Singaporean and former Mosque Executive Chairman of the Mosque Management Boards of Darul Aman Mosque (“DAM”) and Sallim Mattar Mosque (“SMM”); and
b) Mohd Mustaqim Kam @ Kam Hock Beng (“Mustaqim”), a 64-year-old male Singaporean and director of Zeal-Con Engineering Pte Ltd (“Zeal-Con”) at the material time.
2. Sometime in 2019, Rahim allegedly corruptly obtained gratification in the form of shares of Amal Travel & Tour Pte Ltd from Mustaqim, as a reward for providing advice to Mustaqim regarding the price of Zeal-Con’s quotes to DAM and SMM for works to be carried out at both mosques. Rahim and Mustaqim will each face a charge for an offence punishable under Sections 6(a) and 6(b) of the Prevention of Corruption Act respectively.
3. Singapore adopts a strict zero-tolerance approach towards corruption. Any person who is convicted of a corruption offence under Section 6 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1960 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-related complaints and reports, including anonymous ones, and can be reached via the following channels:
a) Lodge an e-Complaint;
b) Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org;
c) Call the Duty Officer at 1800-376-0000; or
d) Write to us at the CPIB Headquarters @ 2 Lengkok Bahru, S159047.
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