PREGNANT WOMAN PLEADS NOT GUILTY TO SIX CBT CHARGES

12 Jul 2013 11:19

SHAH ALAM, July 5 (Bernama) -- A former assistant accountant, who is eight months pregnant, pleaded not guilty to six counts of criminal breach of trust (CBT) involving RM553,391.90 at the Magistrates Court here today.

Fara Wahida Mad Aziz, 34, of Bandar Tun Hussein, Cheras, allegedly misappropriated six RHB and Affin bank cheques belonging to Seri Siantan Sdn Bhd which had been entrusted to her at the company's premises at Jalan Badminton 13/29, Section 13 here between Jan 22 and March 3 2011.

She is liable to a minimum of one year in prison, whipping and fine upon conviction under Section 408 of the Penal Code.

Deputy public prosecutor Noor Husnita Mohd Radzi conducted the prosecution while lawyer Hisham Nazir represented the accused.

Judge Mohd Sabri Ismail released Fara Wahida on a RM12,000 bail with one surety and fixed Aug 20 for remention.

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