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Brompton bikes NParks assistant director found guilty

Former National Parks Board assistant director Bernard Lim has been found guilty of one charge of giving false information to public servants from the Internal Audit Unit of the Ministry of National Development. In court on Thursday (May 29), he was acquitted on the other charge he faced - of instigating the director of Brompton bicycles supplier, BikeHop Singapore, Lawrence Lim, to give false information to public servants.

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NParks’ officer to go on trial in March over Brompton bicycle deal

The National Parks Board (NParks) officer behind the Brompton bicycle procurement fiasco in 2012 will go on trial next month. The hearings are scheduled for March 11 to 15 and 25 to 28 and April 1 to 3. This was announced at a pre-trial conference in a district court on Wednesday. Bernard Lim Yong Soon, who oversaw the purchase of 26 Brompton bicycles, stands accused of lying to auditors investigating the deal. The 41-year-old had allegedly denied he was a friend of a director of Bikehop, the supplier of the bicycles. A second charge alleges that Lim had persuaded the director to give the same false information to the auditors who, as a result of what was told to them, did not look further into the relationship.

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