NUS prof in sex-for-grades situation to protect himself – 10Jan2013

SINGAPORE: The National College of Singapore (NUS) legislation teacher that gets on test for corruption in a sex-for-grades situation will certainly protect himself in court.

Tey Tsun Hang, 41, made the demand in an unforeseen spin mins right into the test on Thursday early morning.

Although complication as well as difference occurred over his demand, the issue was ultimately figured out after a hr.

Tey seemed all set to protect himself. He showed up in court clothed in a grey pin-striped fit. He later on became a court outfit after he asked to protect himself.

He is charged of acquiring satisfaction in the kind of sex on 2 celebrations, in addition to presents consisting of a Montblanc pen, an iPod as well as custom-made t-shirts in between Might as well as July 2010.

The prosecution claimed these were incentives to reveal favour in his evaluation of Ms Darinne Ko Wen Hui’s scholastic efficiency.

Ninety mins right into the test, essential prosecution witness Darinne Ko was phoned call to the stand.

The 23-year-old graduate of Tey claimed they familiarized each various other in January 2010.

She informed the court she suched as Tey as a pal as well as had actually offered him the 740-dollar Montblanc pen as a belated birthday celebration present in Might 2010.

She additionally acquired him 2 tailor-made t-shirts worth greater than S$230 as well as an iPod Touch worth S$160 from an on the internet discussion forum as a charming motion.

Ms Ko informed the court that they were dating during that time, “so it did not appear inconsistent” to provide Tey presents.

The court listened to that as both communicated extra often in April 2010, Tey would certainly fulfill Ms Ko for lunch regarding 2 to 3 times a week. He would certainly choose her up from her work environment as well as spend for the lunches.

Tey is additionally charged of corruptly acquiring satisfaction in the kind of repayment of an expense of S$1,280 for a supper he organized at Garibaldi dining establishment in July 2010.

The supper for 9 was suggested to thank his graduates, consisting of Ms Ko, for assisting him with research study job.

Yet Ms Koh later on disclosed that after their partnership finished, she requested for Tey to pay her back S$1,000 as well as he did so.

Some 6 hrs right into her testament, Ms Ko stated her really initial sex-related experience, which was with Tey in his NUS workplace in July 2010. She was plainly troubled as she teared as well as attempted to cover her confront with one hand. This was a clear comparison to the calmness as well as gathered fashion in which she addressed various other concerns.

Ms Ko informed the court she made love with Tey due to the fact that she enjoyed him.

The court was additionally informed Tey mosted likely to the USA in September 2010 to see her when she was there for an abroad research study job.

Yet they obtained learnt by Ms Ko’s then-boyfriend, that reported the issue to her moms and dads.

Ultimately, she was made to reduce all connections with Tey as well as did so.

The prosecution claimed in its opening declaration that Tey had actually disclosed personal course position in addition to outcomes to Ms Ko to show his power over her.

It claimed Tey had actually benefited from his pupil as well as the deals were “polluted with a fairly corrupt component”.

The test proceeds.