SINGAPORE (May 27): The prosecution and defence in the 2013 penny stock crash trial on May 23 crossed swords over how conditioned statements had been prepared and the relevance of questions raised in the cross-examination of these statements.

Deputy public prosecutor Peter Koy said questions by the defence counsel for alleged co-conspirators John Soh Chee Wen and Quah Su-Ling were a “distraction from the facts”.

“Questions as to what was shown to the witness, what trade and telephone data was shown to the witness and which data was filtered and shown to the witness are irrelevant to whether the accused persons instructed the trades,” he said.

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