X Close

Regional

Published: Friday January 31, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Friday January 31, 2014 MYT 8:46:08 AM

Ex-CNB chief retires from public service

Ng Boon Gay, the former anti-drug agency chief acquitted of corruption charges last year, has been retired from public service with effect from Wednesday.

The Public Service Commission (PSC) made the decision “in the public interest”, a Home Affairs Ministry spokesman told The Straits Times.

It followed the end of civil service disciplinary proceedings, which could also have resulted in dismissal or demotion.

Ng, 47, had faced four counts of obtaining sexual gratification from Cecilia Sue, 36, in exchange for furthering the business interests of her then employers.

District Judge Siva Shanmugam found that Ng had “no ulterior motive” in the trysts, which were part of an intimate relationship.

The PSC scholarship recipient enjoyed an illustrious career, joining the police force in 1991. He rose through the ranks, becoming head of the Criminal Investigation Department in 2008.

He left the force to helm the Central Narcotics Bureau in February 2011. — The Straits Times / Asia News Network

Tags / Keywords: Regional, world

advertisement

  1. Johor man first person in Asia to succumb to MERS
  2. Upset Perak fans turn rowdy
  3. High time for the leaders to act
  4. Water tunnel to function soon
  5. AirAsia to move to KLIA2 by May 9
  6. BSM moving office from Selangor to Kuala Lumpur, says state 'unconducive' for its work
  7. India's highest court recognises transgenders as 'third gender'
  8. MH370 search: Remark on solving mystery in one second illogical, says Najib
  9. Crane falls off 11-storey building, killing operator
  10. Burst pipe along Jalan Universiti sparks anger

advertisement

advertisement