Husband Of Socialite Kim Lim Charged With Gambling Offence In July

Looks like Kim Lim’s husband, is in trouble.

Kho Bin Kai, who is also the son-in-law of Singaporean billionaire Peter Lim, was reportedly hauled to court last month for gambling offences.

Kho Bin Kai and Kim Lim
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According to Lianhe Zaobao, 29-year-old Mr Kho was allegedly involved in remote gambling and was charged with 1 count of remote gambling on 30 Jul.

The case is postponed to 8 Oct. And he’s currently out on $25,000 bail.

Kim Lim’s husband instructed by “Ah Leong”

Court documents stated that Mr Kho allegedly assisted in remote gambling under the instructions of someone named “Ah Leong” between 15 to 27 Jul this year.

Lianhe Zaobao reports that Kho issued an online account “KBT12” under a website, which proffered remote gambling services, to one Tan Chun Yong.

That’s not all — it may be possible that Mr Kho will be slapped with additional charges later.

Police examining several handphones

We learnt that the police needs time to complete their investigations. They’re expected to conduct a forensic examination on a few handphones.

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So the case has been postponed to Oct 8. In the meantime, Mr Kho is currently out on $25,000 bail.

Kho Bin Kai & the Lim family

If you haven’t been invested in news surrounding the Lim family, let’s get you up to speed.

Kho Bin Kai is married to Singapore’s socialite sweetheart Kim Lim, who’s 27 this year, since Feb 2017. The couple have a son who was born 5 months later.

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Here’s where the story gets into Crazy Rich Asians territory — Ms Lim’s father is 66-year-old local business magnate Peter Lim.

He reportedly has a net worth of about $2 billion, and is the owner of Spanish football club Valencia. He also owns an enviable list of high SES stuff, which you can read more about it here.

Featured image adapted from Lianhe Zaobao.