SINGAPORE (Oct 15): Judge Hoo Sheau Peng on Monday dismissed a legal application by John Soh Chee Wen, the alleged mastermind behind the 2013 penny stock crash, to recuse herself from presiding over the case.

Hoo in February this year had heard – and denied – Soh’s application for bail, citing grounds of flight risk and possibility of further witness tampering.

See: Court denies bail for John Soh; cites flight risk and danger of witness tampering

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