BUKIT MERTAJAM (NST) – A contractor claimed trial to a charge of cheating his grandmother of RM1 million in the Magistrate’s court here.
Hezlishah Ahmad, 27, was accused to have cashed five cheques for the amount issued by Rahmah Mohd, 79, in Seberang Jaya near here last December.
According to the facts of the case, the alleged offence was committed between Dec 10 and Dec 11, 2013 at the Seberang Jaya Hong Leong Bank.
Hezlishah, who was unrepresented, was charged under Section 406 of the Penal Code.
He faces the maximum imprisonment of 10 years and whipping and is also liable to a fine if found guilty.
Magistrate Mohd Fitri Sadarudin disallowed bail and fixed Dec 8 for mention.
Deputy Public Prosecutor Kamaliza Md Zin prosecuted.