February 21, 2024

Singaporean man to be jailed for obstructing North Korea sanctions investigation

Manfred Low Cheng Jin to serve 15-week sentence in victory for city-state’s case against Yuk Tung Energy

A Singaporean man has been sentenced to 15 weeks in jail for obstructing a sanctions investigation into oil transfers to a North Korean ship, court records show, marking a victory in an ongoing case against the U.N.-sanctioned Yuk Tung Energy.

Manfred Low Cheng Jin was serving as one of the company’s directors when he was instructed to destroy an iMac computer that contained incriminating evidence, according to Singaporean court records seen by NK News.