29 Apr '11, 11am

Tg Pagar opposition returned money to well-wishers

Tg Pagar opposition returned money to well-wishers

THEY HAD raised some $52,000 from supporters and well-wishers to pay for their election deposits, but were disqualified from contesting Tanjong Pagar GRC after filing their nomination forms late. On Friday, the group of five independents returned almost all of the money to the people who loaned or donated it to them. Leader of the group Ng Teck Siong, 69, and group member Mr Nazem Suki, 42, made their way to the POSB branch at Marine Parade on Friday noon to transfer the money back to their well-wishers. These people had transferred over sums ranging from $500 to $5,000 to the group to help them in their election bid. Another two supporters had loaned the group $20,000 and $19,000, but they had already returned $5,000 of it on Wednesday, said Mr Ng. By the end of Friday, most of the money, except for 'a couple of thousands' had been returned. Mr Ng said some of the donors ...

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