Woman jailed for RM96,845 CBT
Posted on July 4, 2012, Wednesday
TAWAU: The Magistrate’s Court here yesterday jailed a 32-year-old local woman for 14 months for criminal breach of trust.
Magistrate Suhailla Selag meted out the sentence on Nani Sukmawati bte Kulang to a charge under Section 408 of the Penal Code which provides for imprisonment not less than a year and not exceeding fourteen years, and caning and could also be fined upon conviction.
Prosecuting officer Inspector Joan Lee told the court that the accused committed the offencee between February 23, 2011 and December 27, 2011 involving RM96,845 at Usahawan Borneo Group office at Perdana Square Commercial Centre.
Police investigation revealed that the accused started work with the company on November 15, 2006 as a clerk, and in 2011 she was appointed as a supervisor to manage the foreigners’ passports.
However, when the company was audited on February 2012, Nani failed to produce the immigration payment receipts to the auditor, prompting the company to conduct internal audit which revealed that many passports had not been renewed and that Nani had received the money.
On March 20, 2012 at 9.18am, a police report was lodged and on June 24, 2012 at 2.30pm Nani was detained at the Tawau police station.