Wintoni seeks to set aside creditor’s petition
PETALING JAYA: Information technology company Wintoni Group Bhd is applying for a court order to set aside a petition by a creditor to wind up the company for non-payment of legal fees.
The company said in an announcement to Bursa Malaysia that it was not given any notice whatsoever of the winding up process and was not served with the statutory demand, not served with the petition and it was not served with a copy of the order dated Aug 17.
It noted that the debt due to Messrs Syed Ibrahim & Co, the petitioner, for unpaid legal fees amounting to RM516,488 was based on invoices that the company has no record of nor were there any record of any demand for the fees.
In a separate statement to the stock exchange, Wintoni said in reply to Bursa Securities that it was unable to obtain the date in which the petition for winding up the company was served on the registered office.
“After making due enquiries with relevant parties including the current and past company secretary, we are unable to obtain the date of service of documents to Wintoni. The winding-up order was served on the liquidator on Aug 25, 2017,” the company added.