Duo charged  with making  fraudulent  transactions 
Published on: Saturday, July 20, 2019
By: Iffah Dilaney

LABUAN: Two men were charged with two separate crimes before Magistrate’s Court Registrar Azimah Mohd Yusof, here, Friday.

In the first case, a 33-year-old man was charged with having siphoned cash amounting to RM400,000 this year belonging to Arcade Money Changer (Labuan) Sdn Bhd at Jalan OKK Awang Besar, Labuan.

He was accused of having committed the offence between March 21 and 26 this year.

Abdul Rahman Abdul Muthaliff, who was the money changer’s staff, was arrested on July 7 and released on police bail the same day.

Azimah set a bail of RM2,500 with two local sureties.

In the second case, Chandru Purun, 35, was charged with a fraudulent transaction after cheating a woman into believing he could get her the rent of RM500 from her tenant in Kampung Rancha-Rancha on Feb 9 at about 11am, before disappearing with the money.

He was arrested on March 12, 2016.

Chandru was charged under Section 417 of the Penal Code, which provides for one to five years’ jail or fine, or both, if convicted. No pleas were recorded from the duo. Azimah fixed July 23 for mention. 



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