City Harvest Church's management are "disappointed" by the guilty verdict a judge handed down Wednesday against senior pastor Kong Hee and five others for criminal breach of trust and falsifying accounts.
This was said by CHC co-founder and executive director Ho Yeow Sun, who is Kong's wife and is more popularly known as Sun Ho, in a statement Wednesday morning on behalf of the church's management board.
"The judge has rendered his decision and, naturally, we are disappointed by the outcome," Sun Ho said, noting that Kong and the others were "studying the judgment intently and will take legal advice from their respective lawyers in the days to come".
"As was the case throughout these past three years of court trial, and the earlier two years of investigation, we have placed our faith in God and trust that whatever the outcome," she said.
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Sun Ho also expressed thanks for members' "unwavering faithfulness in loving God and loving one another", and said she and Kong were "humbled by the