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Singapore: 'sex-for-favours' man jailed

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A former senior Singapore civil servant was jailed for six months Thursday for receiving oral sex from a female executive of a supplier company in return for business favours. 

Peter Lim, former chief of the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), had tarnished the reputation of the city-state's public service by engaging in corrupt behaviour, district judge Hamidah Ibrahim ruled.

The judge rejected defence pleas for Lim to be given a stiff fine or a short custodial sentence and said "an uncompromising stance must be taken against all corruption offenders regardless of their standing".

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