22 Mar '11, 8am

A 57-year-old man with no kidneys may be spared jail for attempting to bribe a police officer

A 57-year-old man with no kidneys may be spared jail for attempting to bribe a police officer

A district court heard on Tuesday that the 57-year-old (above) sole proprietor of Kao Hong Contractor, who had both kidneys removed in 1999 and is suffering from end-stage renal failure, may not be able to survive imprisonment. -- ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW THE offence of bribing a police officer is ordinarily punished with a prison term of several months but Gwee Teck Hee could be spared a stint behind bars. A district court heard on Tuesday that the 57-year-old sole proprietor of Kao Hong Contractor, who had both kidneys removed in 1999 and is suffering from end-stage renal failure, may not be able to survive imprisonment. His lawyer said that Gwee is dependent on dialysis three times a week. The prosecution also informed District Judge Wong Peck that it had no objection to a fine being levied in light of Gwee's medical condition. The businessman had pleaded guilty in Janu...

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