Former admin exec claims trial to CBT

KUALA LUMPUR — A former administrative executive of a consulting company pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court today to five charges of criminal breach of trust involving RM145,000.

Nur Syuhada Rohaizat, 33, who was entrusted with the company’s cheque book, is alleged to have committed breach of trust by issuing 29 company cheques worth RM145,000 and depositing the cheques into her bank account for personal use.

The woman is alleged to have committed the offence at Seek Education Sdn Bhd, Plaza Mont Kiara in Brickfields here between June 1, 2018 and April 12, 2022.

She is charged under Section 408 of the Penal Code which carries a jail term of between one and 14 years, and liable to fine or whipping, upon conviction.

Judge Azrul Darus allowed the accused bail of RM20,000 in one surety and set May 21 for mention of the case.

DPP Akmalzatul Mohamed Nawi and Muhammad Aiman Azahan appeared for the prosecution while Nur Syuhada was represented by counsel Ahmad Ikram Ab Alim. — BERNAMA / pic TMR FILE