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SINGAPORE: Five new sexual misconduct charges have been filed against former Singapore Idol Judge Ken Lim, who many regard as the country’s Simon Cowell.

Lim, 59, was charged with assault in March After sexually assaulting a 25-year-old woman in November 2021, Lim was charged Wednesday (June 28) with insulting the modesty of three women. This means there are currently four alleged victims and he faces six charges.

A former Singapore Idol judge who runs record label Hype Records reportedly committed these crimes between 1998 and 2013. Hype Records features artists such as Chen Liping and Phyllis Quek, as well as the inaugural Singapore Idol Award winner singer Tawfik Batissar. Idol of Singapore.

Lim reportedly showed some of his victims lewd video clips, told another about her virginity, and asked how he could write “a deeper song with less experience.” and allegedly asked similar questions.

It is also alleged that he removed the belt in front of another victim and attempted to initiate intimate contact with her.

Lim, who has switched legal representation from Dentons Lodik partner Navin Naidu to Wong Partnership, is scheduled for a pre-trial conference next month.

If convicted, he could face up to a year in prison for each offense of insulting a woman’s humility.

Molestation charges can carry up to two years in prison, the payment of a fine, or both if convicted. Since he is over 50, he will not be subject to flogging.

in every season Singapore idol In 2004, 2006 and 2009, Lim served as a judge alongside Dick Lee, Florence Liang, Douglas Oliverio (season 1) and Jacinta Abisheganaden (season 2). The contest has produced singers such as Hadi Mirza, Sezairi Cesari, and Tabatha Nowzer.

He also created another reality singing contest titled Final 1, where he became a member of the jury. This competition ran for his two seasons, his 2013 and his 2015. /TISG

Singapore idol judge Ken Lim charged with sexually assaulting woman in office

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