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Two law enforcers charged with corruptly obtaining sexual favours

A staff sergeant of the Singapore Police Force and a senior investigation officer at Manpower Ministry have been charged with corruption for allegedly obtaining sexual favours. 

SINGAPORE: A staff sergeant of the Singapore Police Force (SPF) has been charged with corruption for allegedly obtaining sexual favours from a suspect, in return for showing her leniency.

Parthivan Ramaya, attached to the Ang Mo Kio Police Division Headquarters, is accused of obtaining physical intimacy from Dwi Sulistiani on four occasions on 4 January 2013.

Dwi was arrested by the accused in connection to a theft case and was brought back to Ang Mo Kio police station.

Court documents state that Parthivan, 32, recommended leniency in Dwi's theft case as an inducement.

The alleged sexual favours took place at the police station, Parthivan's Yishun Ring Road flat and at a stairwell along Fernvale Road.

Separately, another law enforcer, a senior investigation officer at Manpower Ministry faces three counts of corruption.

Norezwan Em, 27, is accused of obtaining sexual favours from Chinese National Liu Lihua on three occasions at a car park in Clementi and Oxley Hotel 88 between 30 October and 6 November 2012.

The alleged sexual favours are an inducement for the accused to extend Liu's stay in Singapore.

If found guilty, each of the accused faces up to five years' jail and S$100,000 fine.