SINGAPORE (Feb 12): The long-awaited trial for the penny stock crash saga could finally start in October this year, according to lawyers in court today at a criminal motion hearing for alleged mastermind John Soh Chee Wen.

Soh’s new defence lawyers from Straits Law Practice, led by senior counsel N. Sreenivasan, today argued that their client should be allowed bail ahead of the trial.

“The inability to prepare for this trial will be fatal.  I’m not being hyperbolic about it,” says Sreenivasan.

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