Council staff claims trial to cheating
ABUKIT MERTAJAM: Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) assistant enforcer was yesterday charged at the magistrate’s court here with cheating a company owner of RM3,000.
Mohamad Azmir Mohd Tajudin ( pix), 38, claimed trial when the interpreter read the charge in front of the magistrate 11 Diannee Ningrad Nor Azahar.
The accused, who has been working with the MPSP for 18 years, was charged with promising Lee Teik Enterprise’s owner Beh Lee Teik of getting him a premises licence for the company, and persuading him to pay RM3,000 at Lot 2364, Jalan Kulim, Machang Bubok on Oct 2014.
Mohamad Azmir was charged under Section 420 of the Penal Code for cheating where the penalty upon conviction is jail up to 10 years, fine and whipping.
The court set bail at RM5,000 and fixed 30 Dec for mention. – by Lee Hooi Boon