SINGER Ho Yeow Sun flew back to Singapore on Monday to assist the Commercial Affairs Department with its investigation into alleged misuse of funds by people connected to City Harvest
Her husband, Reverend Kong Hee, the founder of the church, had given a police statement on May 31. Attempts to contact the usually media-friendly couple have been in vain.
Mr Kong has posted statements on his blog that he is unable to “provide any details” besides what has been released by the police in their statement because of the ongoing investigation.
Downtown home Mr Kong, 45, and Ms Ho, 40, recently moved into their new apartment in town.
Earlier this year, they sold their River Valley apartment and moved into The Suites at Central, on Devonshire Road.
The condominium is within walking distanceof Orchard and Somerset MRT stations.
A check showed that their unit of about 1,400 sq ft was sold in December 2009 for about $2.6 million.
Before the move, the couple were living in a unit at Horizon Towers, which they sold. An Internet check showed that an apartment slightly smaller than the couple’s unit (about 2,650 sq ft), but on a higher floor at Horizon Towers was sold for about $3 million in April this year.
The New Paper was invited to their eighth floor apartment in 2005. It had a private lift and comprised two living rooms, four bedrooms and a compact kitchen.
Their flooring of choice was marble, with a carpeted family area and a walk-in wardrobe.
The wardrobe showed off the fashionista side of Ms Ho.
It was lined with Mr Kong’s shirts and Boss suits, while Ms Ho’s more colourful collection included her favourite brands like Balenciaga, Fendi, True Religion and EdHardy.
Ms Ho had done up the unit in a mix of American classic and contemporary styles, with her sister and brother-in-law, who are both interior designers.
Renovation and furnishings had cost them $200,000.
The couple started off in a five-room HDB flat in Tampines, which they bought for $127,000.
They later sold it for $420,000 and then moved into the Horizon Towers unit, which they bought for $1 million.
This article was first published in The New Paper.