Football match-fixing witnesses 'fear reprisals' from syndicate: Teo Chee Hean

Yahoo!7 Sport, 22 Oct 2013
Singapore (AFP) - Witnesses against four alleged members of a global football match-fixing syndicate are "unwilling" to testify for fear of reprisals, Singapore's interior minister said Monday.
This has made it necessary for the four to be held under a special law that allows for indefinite detention, Minister for Home Affairs Teo Chee Hean said in a written answer to a question in parliament.
A source had told AFP earlier this month that among those being detained under the Criminal Law (Temporary Provisions) Act is Singaporean businessman Dan Tan, the suspected syndicate leader. Full story
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